Tag: information technology

Information Security Institute protects data, thwarts cybercrime

February 25, 2015

Last year, nude photos of celebrities were hacked through iCloud. Online robbers also made off with millions of credit card numbers at Home Depot and Target. By year-end, the latest Seth Rogen comedy was fueling an international imbroglio replete with tit-for-tat cyberattacks. Welcome to Anton Dahbura’s world. Dahbura is the executive director of the Johns […]

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Researchers find security vulnerabilities in X-ray scanners used in U.S. airports

February 11, 2015

A team of computer scientists, including one from Johns Hopkins, has discovered several security vulnerabilities in the full-body X-ray scanners used at U.S. airports between 2009 and 2013. The team members conducted the first independent security evaluation of the Rapiscan Secure 1000 full-body scanner, which was widely deployed at U.S. airport security checkpoints. They bought […]

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