Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Google

Submission + - Can Google Disrupt The PC Market With $249 Chromebook? (muktware.com)

sfcrazy writes: Google has made an unexpected announcement today ahead of Windows 8 launch, the same day with Ubuntu 12.10 was scheduled to be release. Google has announced a $249 ARM powered Chromebook. The announcement holds all the potential to disrupt the consumer PC market, something Ubuntu has been trying since 2004.
Cellphones

Open Source GSM Cracking Software Released 112

angry tapir writes "The GSM technology used by the majority of the world's mobile phones will get some scrutiny at next week's Black Hat security conference. An open source effort to develop GSM-cracking software has released software that cracks the A5/1 encryption algorithm used by some GSM networks. Called Kraken, this software uses new, very efficient, encryption cracking tables that allow it to break A5/1 encryption much faster than before."

Slashdot Top Deals

After a number of decimal places, nobody gives a damn.

Working...