writes "An article at Techdirt asks, "Why Is A Charity For Abused Kids Suing A Bunch Of Tech Companies For Patent Infringement?" A group of "advocates for abused and neglected children" is a plaintiff in two patent suits against Texas Instruments, Freescale, Atmel, Samsung, and other semiconductor companies. Did someone donate a patent to the charity? Is the other litigant--Azure Networks, a frequent visitor to the Texas Eastern District Court--trying to create a positive aura around their suit?"Link to Original Source
writes "A denial of service attack on the scheduler of current Linux systems (CFS) allows monitoring memory accesses with high precision. The researchers also claim to demonstrate fully working code for recovering an AES-128 key in real time without knowing either the ciphertext or plaintext."