Researcher Releases ‘Qubes’ Hardened OS

[img_assist|nid=4181|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Joanna Rutkowska, a security researcher known for her work on virtualization security and low-level rootkits, has released a new open-source operating system meant to provide isolation of the OS’s components for better security.

Research Finds Crystal Material For Chip Security

[img_assist|nid=3541|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=100|height=100]Researchers at Florida State University have discovered crystals that could lead to super security chips. The security chips could store encrypted data written two different ways — electrically and magnetically — making extraction of the data more complex and so more difficult for attackers to decrypt. Read the full article. [NetworkWorld]

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