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reverse-engineering

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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

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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

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How to reverse-engineer a pizza

By September 17, 2006

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Handheld 3D scanner for only $40,000

The ZScanner makes reverse engineering a snap

By November 3, 2006

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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