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Researchers Hack Aircraft Landing System with $600 Radios

Airplane radio navigation systems are vulnerable to manipulation using software defined radio, researchers have shown.

Lasers Eyed as Way Forward for Quantum Encryption of Data, Cryptocurrencies

Researchers at the University of Southern California have developed a technology called a frequency comb that could pave the way for quantum-encryption technologies to be used to protect mobile data and digital currencies.

At BlackHat: Hell is Other People’s Machine Learning

In-brief: Machine learning is all the rage in the information security industry. But a study by Endgame and University of Virginia suggests that it may be vulnerable to manipulation by sophisticated AI-driven tools.

Trump’s Not Crazy To Secure @POTUS with Gmail. Here’s Why.

In-brief:¬†is having the Chief Executive’s Twitter account secured by a Google Gmail account really a security lapse? Not necessarily.

With Internet of Things, FBI In No Danger of Going Dark

In-brief: A report from a leading legal think tank argues that the spread of the Internet of Things will provide ample opportunities for law enforcement and intelligence agencies to spy on citizens, despite more widespread use of encryption.