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Submission + - RSA SecurID two-factor authentication hacked (rsa.com)

religious freak writes: The two factor authentication SecurID used by many corporations and the US government for security has been hacked by an "Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)". "[T]his information could potentially be used to reduce the effectiveness of a current two-factor authentication implementation"
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Submission + - IBM creates question-answering algorithm (nytimes.com)

religious freak writes: IBM has created and made the question answering algorithm, Watson, available online. Watson has competed in and won a majority of (mock) matches against humans in Jeopardy. Watson does not connect to the Internet to answer his questions and seeks answers using many different algorithms then employs a ranking algorithm to choose the best answer. Click on 'original source' below to try your luck against Watson.

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