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Hacking a microchip

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Where is the best place to hide a security flaw in software? How about nowhere – but instead in the hardware itself. Deep within the recesses of the computer’s microchip, to be more precise. Researchers from the University of Michigan have proven that this is possible, and it’s earned them… Read more »

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Canon printer hacked to show security issues with “internet of things”

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A wireless Canon Pixma printer has been hacked to run retro video game Doom. The hack was carried out by security researcher Michael Jordon, and it took four months to get the game running on the hardware. He said he had undertaken the project to demonstrate the security problems surrounding devices… Read more »

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