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Alan Turing: the life of the father of computing

Alan Turing: the life of the father of computing

Alan Turing is by consensus the father of modern computing. Are you using a laptop, a computer, a smartphone, or even set a network of IoT devices? Then you are using technologies made possible by the work, research, and insight of this young Fellow of the King’s College, University of Cambridge. Alan Turing is one of the world’s best-known mathematicians. By far, the most known in the past century. This is for his work on cracking German codes and the infamous Enigma Machine in World War II. But also for his arrest, conviction and punishment for homosexuality in the 1950s. This theoretical work was the basis for the later development […]

AiR-ViBeR: the hack that exploits PC fans

AiR-ViBeR: the hack that exploits PC fans

Cyber ​​risks, as we know, have always been around the corner. They are insidious and can even silently affect the data of companies and individuals quite easily, if not adequately protected. Some threats are “louder” than others: Mordechai Guri, an Israeli researcher at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, managed to steal data from a PC, not connected to any network connection, by exploiting the vibration of the fans. The hack is called AiR-ViBeR and in order to work it needs to gain access to a PC and a second device that is in close proximity, such as a smartphone. But how does it work? The intrusion method is very […]

Spyware – an almost invisible threat

Spyware – an almost invisible threat

Is your PC or mobile phone not as fast as it used to be? Has your battery started lasting less and less, despite its limited state of deterioration? Have you found that you use more data when surfing the net? If so, you may have been infected with spyware, a rather sneaky malware that lurks in about 90% of PCs without the legitimate users knowing. Spyware: what is it? Spyware is malicious software that infects your computer and spies on you for your personal data. This program can record various personal information, from search and browsing histories to login credentials to credit card information. There are different types of spyware, […]

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