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News Briefs (HTML)
Dec. 2012 (vol. 45 no. 12)
pp. 22-24
Topics include researchers using hackers' own tactics to shut them down, a new supercomputer that might be the world's fastest, technology that promises to improve Wi-Fi performance, a US plan to discourage copyright infringement, smart meters whose transmissions could be intercepted, and a man climbing a skyscraper's stairs using a brain-controlled prosthetic leg.
Index Terms:
brain-controlled prosthetics,security,Computer Emergency Response Team,malware,hackers,Georbot Botnet,Wi-Fi Alliance,Tunneled Direct Link Setup,IEEE 802.11z,Copyright Alert System,copyright infringement,smart meters,automatic meter reading
Citation:
"News Briefs," Computer, vol. 45, no. 12, pp. 22-24, Dec. 2012, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.419
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