Some basic electronic gear is all tech-minded car thieves would need to steal many recent models, according to Swiss researchers. They successfully hacked into 10 vehicles from eight manufacturers in the latest of a growing number of studies exposing potential security risks as vehicles become more computerized and connected.
Source: Break Out The Aluminum Foil To Secure Yourself From Hackers – Autoblog
There is something to be said for “old” security systems, like physical keys and actually keeping secrets to yourself in your head.
A computer chip that performs imprecise calculations could process some types of data thousands of times more efficiently than existing chips.
Source: The surprising usefulness of sloppy arithmetic | MIT News
Computerized surveillance systems can protect hospital patients, watch for criminals — or invade your privacy.
Source: Smarter Than You Think: When Computers Keep Watch – The New York Times