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Submission + - 3DES smart card hacked (

chomsky68 writes: 3DES encrypted smart card encryption hacked by side channel analysis.
Christof Paar from Ruhr-University has led a team that hacked 3DES using a low-cost system to break in with just a few hours of work.

Comment CERN (Score 1) 412

Phil, CERN has not yet found the Higgs' particles. Has the accident you caused (knocking over one of the orientation points) on your last visit got anything to do with it? ;)

Submission + - And another bites the dust (

chomsky68 writes: Another satellite, ROSAT to hit earth next month.
DLR (German Aerospace Agency) estimates that there is a 1 in 2,000 chance that one of the 30 large chunks of debris with a combined mass of 1.6 tons to hit a populated area.

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