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'Reverse smudge engineering' foils Android unlock security

Greasy finger traces can potentially reveal the pattern used to unlock Android devices. Typing a PIN is better, a Googler concludes.

By February 14, 2012


CNET News Daily Podcast: IBM's work to reverse-engineer the human brain

A leading IBM researcher says computers capable of mimicking the human brain's power and efficiency could be just a decade away. CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman talks about the findings.

By November 18, 2009


How to reverse-engineer a pizza

By September 17, 2006


After raid, hacker releases 'bible' for PS3 reverse engineering

Graf_chokolo tells blog readers about Sony allegedly raiding his house and urges readers to redistribute his files on reverse engineering the PlayStation 3 in retaliation.

By February 24, 2011


Scientists crowdfunding AIDS vaccine, want to give it away for free

By reverse engineering the mechanisms of people born with natural immunity to AIDS, a team of scientists is working to bring a free AIDS vaccine to all the world.

By January 23, 2014


A reverse engineer finds Kindle's hidden features

A little hacking reveals that Amazon's Kindle has faux-GPS abilities and related location-based services, a photo viewer, and a minesweeper game.

By January 2, 2008


Google buys German security firm Zynamics

The German company acquired by the search giant makes reverse engineering tools used to fight malware.

By March 1, 2011


Handheld 3D scanner for only $40,000

The ZScanner makes reverse engineering a snap

By November 3, 2006


DMCA exemptions desired to hack iPhones, DVDs

Public-interest groups are asking the U.S. Copyright Office to allow the reverse engineering of DRM in iPhones, DVDs, video games, and music and video services.

By December 3, 2008