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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Is the $1,000 Genome For Real?
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Is the $1,000 Genome For Real?


The Best Time to Wage Cyberwar
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The Best Time to Wage Cyberwar

If you discover a way to hack into your enemy's computers, do you strike while the iron is hot, or patiently wait for a better opportunity to arise?

Researchers Split Over NSA Hacking
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Researchers Split Over NSA Hacking

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has upset a great many people this year.

Quantum Cryptography Conquers Noise Problem
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Quantum Cryptography Conquers Noise Problem

It's hard to stand out from the crowd—particularly if you are a single photon in a sea of millions in an optical fibre.

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Full-Field Implementation of a Perfect Eavesdropper on a Quantum Cryptography System

Quantum key distribution allows two remote parties to grow a shared secret key. Its security is founded on the principles of quantum mechanics, but in reality...

Computer Security: Is This the Start of Cyberwarfare?
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Computer Security: Is This the Start of Cyberwarfare?

The emergence of the Stuxnet worm signals that groups or nations could launch a cyberattack that targets critical infrastructure and threatens to cause physical...

Hackers Blind Quantum Cryptographers
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Hackers Blind Quantum Cryptographers

Lasers crack commercial encryption systems, leaving no trace.
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