Issue No. 12 - Dec. (2012 vol. 45)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2012.419
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.
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
"News Briefs," in Computer, vol. 45, no. , pp. 22-24, 2012.