Tag: humans

Human brains not wired for modern IT security 
By Iain Thomson | Aug 3, 2009 | Comment Now 
The neocortex is 'still in beta', says security expert.
Computers fail to fool humans  
By Aharon Etengoff | Oct 14, 2008 | Comment Now 
Six artificial conversational entities (ACEs) have failed to fool interrogators into thinking they were human during a real-time chat.
Robots deemed less intelligent than humans, still 
By Liz Tay | Jul 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
Despite improvements in artificial intelligence and robotics, humans prefer human interactions to those with machines, a study has found.
Chimps beat humans in memory tests 
By Iain Thomson | Dec 5, 2007 | Comment Now 
An experiment in Japan has shown that chimpanzees can outperform humans in short-term memory tests.
Humans not evolved for IT security 
By Iain Thomson | Oct 24, 2007 | Comment Now 
Human beings aren't evolved for security in the modern world, and particularly the IT security world, according to security guru Bruce Schneier.
US state bans forced RFID tagging of humans 
Sep 5, 2007 | Comment Now 
The California state Senate has approved legislation to bar employers from forcing workers to have RFID chips implanted under their skin.
Humans beat the machines at poker 
By Iain Thomson | Jul 27, 2007 | Comment Now 
Human poker players have won by a narrow margin in the first official competition between humans and computers.
Humans take on computer in poker tournament 
By Iain Thomson | Jul 25, 2007 | Comment Now 
The first official poker competition between humans and computers is due to start tonight at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver.
Humans created 161 exabytes of data in 2006 
Mar 7, 2007 | Comment Now 
More data than space to store it.
Lethal computer virus spreads in humans 
By David Quainton | Apr 1, 2005 | Comment Now 
The first computer virus that passes from PCs to humans has been discovered in the wild. Leading anti-virus firms are putting users on high alert after Malwarlaria.B was ...
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
Latest Comments
Should law enforcement be able to buy and use exploits?

   |   View results
Only in special circumstances
Yes, but with more transparency