Researcher Hanno Böck reports breaking cryptographic keys generated with older software now owned by technology company Rambus by using Fermat's factorization method...Ars Technica From ACM Careers | March 15, 2022
You can build the best technology, but if it doesn't meet real needs, it becomes a misdirected effort. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) helps ensure technologies...Eunice Sari From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2022
A resentful IT technician in the U.K. was sentenced to prison for launching cyber assaults against two of his former employers after he was dismissed by both.
Computing From ACM Careers | February 15, 2022
Elsevier says it helps prevent ransomware, but security researchers say the unique fingerprint the academic publisher adds to every download could be used to identify...Vice From ACM Careers | February 1, 2022
Tech executives and engineers are quitting Google, Meta, Amazon and other large companies for what they say is a once-in-generation opportunity with crypto.
The New York Times From ACM Careers | December 21, 2021
Cybersecurity researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and the Georgia Institute of Technology have proposed new ways to protect 3D printed objects from...Rutgers University From ACM Careers | December 14, 2021
Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who claims he invented bitcoin, was told by a U.S. jury to pay $100 million in damages over claims that he cheated...Bloomberg From ACM Careers | December 7, 2021
In 1963, the British government decided to make the world's most powerful computer. The manufacturer, Ferranti, asked would-be buyers to send their best programmers...Ann Moffatt From Communications of the ACM | November 1, 2021
Nine schools in North Ayrshire in the U.K. are using facial recognition technology to take lunch payments, citing the lack of touch for COVID safety and increased...Computing From ACM Careers | October 18, 2021
Purdue University will mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a variety of activities in October, including a "Capture the Flag" computer security competition...Purdue University From ACM Careers | September 28, 2021
China's state security ministry is recruiting from a vast pool of private-sector hackers who often have their own agendas and sometimes use their access for commercial...The New York Times From ACM Careers | August 27, 2021
The White House held a cybersecurity summit with business leaders in the tech, finance, and energy sectors on Wednesday (August 25) in what was described as a "call...Marketplace From ACM Careers | August 26, 2021
In 2014, MIT computer science student Jeremy Rubin offered all undergraduate students on campus $100 worth of bitcoin. Some got rich. Some spent it at a sushi restaurant... From ACM Careers | August 17, 2021