Countries negotiating the secretive Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement are clashing over a proposed three-strikes regulation, the legal basis for such a treaty and the lack of transparency in the process, according to newly leaked documents.
Stories by Brenno de Winter
Three weeks ago scientists published the algorithm of the Mifare Classic chip used in access control systems. Now an open-source project enables practical use of the algorithm. People could ride public transportation for free or gain unauthorized access to buildings.
Researchers have published a cryptographic algorithm and source code that could be used to duplicate smart cards used by several major transit systems, including Boston's Charlie Card and the London Oyster card.
Researchers at Finnish security firm Outpost 24 claim to have discovered a flaw in the Internet Protocol that can disrupt any computer or server.
Authorities in the Netherlands have arrested a 19-year-old man and his 16-year-old brother for running and selling a botnet.