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Google Engineers Seek To Replace Passwords With A Ring
2013-01-18 19:36:28

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a report by Wired, Google is looking to do away with password access to their line of services, opting instead for a ring on your finger or a card in your wallet. Google vice president of security Eric Grosse and engineer Mayank Upadhyay have now written about this possibility in a paper, which is set to be published this month in the journal IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine. In it, they detail all the ways we...

Google Adds State-Sponsored Attack Alerts In Fight Against Cyber Crime
2012-06-06 08:36:15

Internet search giant Google on Tuesday introduced a new alert system that will warn users who are logged into their Google account when it thinks they may be the target of a state-sponsored cyber attack. Eric Grosse, Google´s VP of security engineering, said in a recent blog post that an alert will be displayed at the top of the user´s Gmail page after logging in and when there is evidence of a suspected state-sponsored attack. He said that such attacks could take the form of...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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