ACTA to be signed by a few countries

On Saturday, October 1, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan will hold the signing ceremony for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) at Iikura Guest House, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Agreement was inspired in significant part by Japan’s proposal at the G8 Gleneagles Summit in 2005 to create a new international framework against counterfeit Read more about ACTA to be signed by a few countries[…]

Scientists Disarm AIDS Virus’ Attack on Immune System

Scientists say they have found a way to disarm the AIDS virus in research that could lead to a vaccine. Researchers have discovered that if they eliminate a cholesterol membrane surrounding the virus, HIV cannot disrupt communication among disease-fighting cells and the immune system returns to normal. Scientists have discovered that HIV needs cholesterol, which Read more about Scientists Disarm AIDS Virus’ Attack on Immune System[…]

Has the speed of light been broken?

The researchers have found neutrino’s that seem to go faster, but are putting this out as a request for confirmation. They believe it could be measuring errors but are looking for others to replicate their experiment or check their measurements. BBC News – Speed-of-light experiments give baffling result at Cern.

SSL hacked and decrypted using BEAST

“BEAST is different than most published attacks against HTTPS,” Duong wrote in an email. “While other attacks focus on the authenticity property of SSL, BEAST attacks the confidentiality of the protocol. As far as we know, BEAST implements the first attack that actually decrypts HTTPS requests.” via Hackers break SSL encryption used by millions of Read more about SSL hacked and decrypted using BEAST[…]

U.S. Can’t Track Tons of Weapons-Grade Uranium, Plutonium

the U.S. can’t track or fully account for 5,900 pounds of “weapons usable” nuclear material that it once shipped overseas. Instead, U.S. officials have to rely on foreign governments’ assurances that the potentially cataclysmic stuff is safe. And when those officials occasionally visit the sites holding the nuclear material, nearly half the places “did not Read more about U.S. Can’t Track Tons of Weapons-Grade Uranium, Plutonium[…]