Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
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Researchers at Slovak security firm Eset said a newly discovered backdoor allows hackers to remotely execute arbitrary commands on some high-performance computer...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | February 3, 2021
Investigators with Google's Project Zero exploit research team uncovered a hacking campaign that used four zero-day exploits to install malware on Android and Windows...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | January 21, 2021
Niels Teusink, a researcher at Netherlands-based security firm Eye Control, found that hackers are attempting to exploit a backdoor built into several Zyxel device...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | January 6, 2021
Google, Mozilla, Apple, and Microsoft are partnering to stop Kazakhstan's government from decrypting and reading HTTPS-encrypted traffic between citizens and...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | December 22, 2020
Researchers warned Wednesday that up to 3 million devices have been infiltrated by malware-impregnated Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browser extensions that...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | December 18, 2020
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security have detected attackers exploiting a Windows vulnerability against state and local...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 16, 2020
A Pew Research Center survey of about 1,000 people from 20 countries immediately before the Covid-19 pandemic found widespread trust in scientists and a strong...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 8, 2020
Microsoft warns a high-impact vulnerability that allows hackers to instantly take control of Windows' Active Directory is being actively exploited by malicious...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2020
Google says it has created "the world's largest earthquake detection network" by adding quake detection features to almost all Google Play Android phones.
Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2020
An international team of researchers has developed a Raspberry Pi-based device that eventually may be able to warn users when Amazon's Alexa and other voice assistants...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | July 17, 2020
Microsoft's Azure Security Center reported a cryptojacking scheme in which attackers hijacked machine learning clusters inside the Azure cloud computing service...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | June 23, 2020
ReversingLabs researchers found more than 725 malicious packages in RubyGems, the official channel for distributing programs and code libraries for the Ruby programming...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | April 30, 2020