Memory trick breaks PC encryption

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Encrypted information held on a laptop is more vulnerable than previously thought, US research has shown. Scientists have shown that it is possible to recover the key that unscrambles data from a PC's memory. It...

Eudora users warned over 'reply to all' trick

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A buffer overflow vulnerability in Eudora, the popular email client, creates a mechanism for crackers to compromise targeted PCs. The problem stems from a failure to properly verify the "From:" and "Reply-To:" when users...

Old game machine learns hack trick

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Sega's defunct Dreamcast gaming console, which has long fallen out of favour with gamers, has surprisingly gained a new lease on life. Two security researchers on Friday showed attendees at the Defcon hacking conference...

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