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Issue No. 12 - Dec. (2012 vol. 45)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 22-24
ABSTRACT
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. , pp. 22-24, Dec. 2012, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.419
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