Hacking Vaccine Passport QR Codes

QR codes are everywhere and are now being included in so-called vaccine passports. Since important information will be included in these codes, it is necessary to find out if, or how, these codes could be hacked, either by those who want to produce fake passports or those who could benefit from stealing the information they … Continue reading Hacking Vaccine Passport QR Codes

What’s So Special about IBM’s New Nanometer Chip?

Recently, IBM announced that it had developed the world's first chip with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technology. My first reaction upon hearing this news was; huh? What's 2nm nanosheet technology and why should I be happy about it? I made a wild guess that this chip was probably fast, otherwise, why bother announcing it. But … Continue reading What’s So Special about IBM’s New Nanometer Chip?

Undermining Facial Recognition AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems learn in a way that is similar to the way humans learn. You may not remember the face of every person you meet, but if you meet them on several occasions, you probably will. It is possible, however, that the person you have learned to recognize may change their hairstyle or … Continue reading Undermining Facial Recognition AI