Lockheed expands AI research at Melbourne lab

Raydon Gates, CEO Lockheed Martin A/NZ and Dr. Keoki Jackson, Lockheed Martin’s CTO announce STELaRLab in 2016. (Credit: Lockheed Martin) Results could improve ‘Australia’s defence and national security’. Lockheed Martin is set to expand the number of researchers looking at machine learning and cognitive architectures at its nascent STELaRLab in Melbourne. STELaRLAB – which stands […]

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Canadian govt spooks open source anti-malware analytics tool

Follow Five-Eye partner agencies. Canada’s main signals intelligence agency has released the code for a malware scanner and analytics tool as open source.  The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) said the AssemblyLine tool is designed to analyse large volumes of files, and can automatically rebalance workloads. Each file is tagged with a unique identifier, and passed through […]

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New Mirai copycat IoT botnet spreading

Code being actively modified. Security researchers have warned that a new worm attacking internet-connected and vulnerable devices is currently spreading throughout the world. Dubbed IoT_reaper by Chinese security vendor Qihoo 360, the malware was first spotted in September this year and has been spreading since then. The vendor said it had found more than 10,000 […]

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