High-speed #quantum #encryption could stop #hackers

To fight back against the common securityattacks, scientists have created a high-speed encryptionsystem to stop hackers. The system is capable of distributing encryption codes at megabit-per-second rates, five to 10 times faster than existing methods and on par with current internet speeds when running several systems in parallel. In a study, published…

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Hackers #stole #data from 1.7m #Imgur users

Breach went unnoticed for three years. The email addresses and scrambled passwords of 1.7 million accounts on popular image sharing site Imgur were stolen by attackers in 2014. The company today revealed it had been notified of the three-year old breach on November 23 when security expert Troy Hunt alerted Imgur…

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Health #Data #Breaches: The #Legal #Issues

Several pending legal cases involving security issues – including CareFirst’s recent petition to the Supreme Court for a review of a class action lawsuit filed against the insurer in the wake of 2014 data breach – showcase the multitude of cybersecurity challenges facing the healthcare sector, says attorney Lisa Rivera. “The healthcare sector is…

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How To #Secure Your #Data

Cyber-crime is not a myth or a branch of the CSI series and many can testify to this. It has become more important than ever to secure your personal information from preying eyes and hackers. Many of us may not understand how hacking works but it does not mean that…

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