Tag Archives: Computer Security

Can Hardware Thwart Attackers?

At the Gamecon Congress 2015 at Cologne, Germany, Intel announced its 6th Generation of Core processors. Although they did not elaborate, the new chips have vPro on-chip hardware, which is important to the security of business users. Among the new 6th Generation vPro Cores, several of them have new hardware capabilities that include Authenticate and Unite. Intel claims this on-chip hardware to be unhackable, and these can verify the identity of users, allowing them to project their screens onto any Read more [...]

Survey finds that web users are sloppy with passwords

A new survey commissioned by Webroot confirms that web users are still putting their identities at risk by not employing some simple strategies for password safety and protection. So what did the survey reveal about web users and why are these findings an issue? 40% have shared passwords with at least one person in the past year Sharing passwords with a trusted friend or family member may seem like a non-issue because you trust the person you're sharing it with, but they may leave it lying around Read more [...]