To combat supply chain counterfeiting, which can cost companies billions of dollars annually, MIT researchers have invented a cryptographic ID tag that's small enough to fit on virtually any product and verify its authenticity.
People often resort to using hate speech when searching about terrorism on a community social media platform, a study has found.
A 'quiet' revolution in unregulated areas of the internet has led to the emergence of a new private security industry, according to latest research from the University of Portsmouth. Often described as the "new wild west", criminals see new opportunities online, with this latest study showing how individuals and organisations are now taking the law into their own hands in order to protect themselves.
This study captures the prevalence of image-based abuse victimisation and perpetration in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. It's the first cross-national survey on the issue.
A Rice University electrical and computer engineer has introduced the first neural implant that can be programmed and charged remotely with a magnetic field.
Adolescent girls who invest a lot of time in editing and selecting the perfect selfie may feel more body shame and appearance anxiety, researchers found.
Data and the economy stemming from them are the engine for the fourth industrial revolution. However, and according to Nikolaos Laoutaris, there is a very important leading player who currently receives absolutely nothing of the huge profits generated by the activity: the people who provide these data. Only in a very few cases do the humans producing data receive a measly compensation in kind for it: free online services.
A Purdue University team developed technology to use mixed-signal circuits to embed critical information that is suppressed at a lower level.
Rice University engineers develop a new type of security system for the 'internet of things.' The system leverages on-chip power management to greatly complicate breaching a device to break into a network.
People who rely on social media for information were more likely to be misinformed about vaccines than those who rely on traditional media, according to a study by the Annenberg Public Policy Center. The study, based on surveys of nearly 2,500 US adults, found that up to 20% of respondents were at least somewhat misinformed about vaccines.