DARPA funds IBM development of chip that will self-destruct | Sciences & Technology | Scoop.it

To ensure enemies can’t capture tech, DARPA wants chip that turns to dust.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a contract to IBM to create a CMOS chip that will self-destruct on command, turning into silicon dust. The goal of the project, called Vanishing Programmable Resources (VAPR), is to develop technologies that would prevent classified military systems from falling into unfriendly hands..."