Cybercriminals use pandemic to attack schools and colleges

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Vulnerable devices and systems are targets. EThamPhoto/Getty Images Nir Kshetri, University of North Carolina – Greensboro Cyberattacks have hit schools and colleges harder than any other…

The FBI is breaking into corporate computers to remove malicious code – smart cyber defense or government overreach?

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  The FBI’s latest cybersecurity moves bring the government into new territory – inside privately owned computers. AP Photo/Cliff Owen Scott Shackelford, Indiana University The FBI has…

Children’s privacy is at risk with rapid shifts to online schooling under coronavirus

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  A Grade 6 student takes part in a virtual school session with her teacher and classmates via Zoom from her home in Vancouver, April 2, 2020.…

Vaccination passport apps could help society reopen – first they have to be secure, private and trusted

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Laurin Weissinger, Tufts University You might soon have an additional app on your phone: a digital vaccination passport that allows people who have been vaccinated against…

Here’s how much your personal information is worth to cybercriminals – and what they do with it

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Ravi Sen, Texas A&M University Data breaches have become common, and billions of records are stolen worldwide every year. Most of the media coverage of data…

Cyberspace and outer space are new frontiers for national security, according to an expert report

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Steven Freeland, Western Sydney University; Danielle Ireland-Piper, Bond University; Dan Jerker B. Svantesson, Bond University; Jonathan Crowe, Bond University; Samuli Haataja, Griffith University, and Wendy Bonython,…

Morrison’s $1.3 billion for more ‘cyber spies’ is an incremental response to a radical problem

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Greg Austin, UNSW The federal government has announced it will spend more than a billion dollars over the next ten years to boost Australia’s cyber defences.…

Lethal autonomous weapons and World War III: it’s not too late to stop the rise of ‘killer robots’

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Toby Walsh, UNSW Last year, according to a United Nations report published in March, Libyan government forces hunted down rebel forces using “lethal autonomous weapons systems”…

How a simple crystal could help pave the way to full-scale quantum computing

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Serwan Asaad/UNSW, Author provided Jarryd Pla, UNSW and Andrew Dzurak, UNSW Vaccine and drug development, artificial intelligence, transport and logistics, climate science — these are all…

How hackers can use message mirroring apps to see all your SMS texts — and bypass 2FA security

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Syed Wajid Ali Shah, Deakin University; Jongkil Jay Jeong, Deakin University, and Robin Doss, Deakin University It’s now well known that usernames and passwords aren’t enough…