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  • Is your vendor smarter than a 5th grader?

    In the classic adversarial negotiation, the parties reveal only as many details as required to get the deal done. Each side hopes that the information asymmetry will work in their favor. Once the other side is under contract, there'll be time enough for them to discover the ugly truths, skeletons in the closet, misunderstandings about the contract, and so on.

    Written by David Taber08 July 15 02:17
  • Enterprises lukewarm to SDNs

    Even though service providers are well on their way with SDNs, enterprise adoption of the technology is slowed by a host of issues.

    Written by Jim Duffy20 June 15 02:53
  • Man charged with selling fake discount coupons on Silk Road

    A Louisiana man has been accused of creating counterfeit coupons and selling them on the Silk Road underground websites, potentially defrauding businesses of more than US$1 million, the Justice Department said Thursday.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk29 May 15 11:01
  • US proposes tighter export rules for computer security tools

    The U.S. Commerce Department has proposed tighter export rules for computer security tools, a potentially controversial revision to an international agreement aimed at controlling weapons technology.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk21 May 15 15:25
  • Login system supplies fake passwords to hackers

    A team of researchers has developed a system that makes it much harder for hackers to obtain usable passwords from a leaked database, which could help blunt the damage from a data breach.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk19 May 15 12:39
  • The best way to protect passwords may be creating fake ones

    Password managers are a great way to supply random, unique passwords to a high number of websites. But most still have an Achilles' heel: Usually, a single master password unlocks the entire vault.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk12 May 15 11:44
  • Alleged Silk Road 2.0 'key assistant' charged

    A 26-year-old man has been charged with three counts of conspiracy for his alleged role in running Silk Road 2.0, which launched shortly after the demise of the first iteration of the infamous underground market.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk21 Jan. 15 14:08
  • Webcam snooper now looking for a job

    The developer of a widely vilified website that aggregated feeds from unsecured webcams is apparently looking for work as a remote programmer.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk24 Nov. 14 13:02