Engineers have created a miniature, electromechanical combination lock that presents a stronger barrier than security software.
Sandia National Laboratories provides additional information about the lock at these websites: http://www.sandia.gov/media/hacker.htm and http://www.mdl.sandia.gov/micromachine/.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Computer Security Division
100 Bureau Drive, Mailstop Code 8930
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8930
Frank J. Peter
Sandia National Laboratories
P.O. Box 5800
Mailstop Code 0329
Albuquerque, NM 87185-0329
From Science News, Vol. 154, No. 20, November 14, 1998, p. 309. Copyright Ó 1998 by Science Service.
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