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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Bulletproofing RISC-V Cores
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Bulletproofing RISC-V Cores

The RISC-V open standard instruction-set architecture can improve cybersecurity.

A Tool for Hardening Java Crypto
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A Tool for Hardening Java Crypto

A new tool identifies cryptographic vulnerabilities in Java (and soon, in Python) automatically.

 Towards an Unhackable Quantum Internet
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Towards an Unhackable Quantum Internet

Harvard University researchers achieve “a milestone along the path to a worldwide quantum Internet.”

Keeping Government Out of Your Business
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Keeping Government Out of Your Business

The Enforcer software can keep government surveillance from straying into illegality.

Hacking Bluetooth
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Hacking Bluetooth

Bluetooth device users seldom suspect they are opening themselves to man-in-the-middle hacker attacks.

Foiling IoT Hackers
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Foiling IoT Hackers

Cybersecurity specialists are working to head off hackers trying to use the Internet of Things as their gateway into smart homes.

Future-proofing Security for the Coming Quantum Era
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Future-proofing Security for the Coming Quantum Era

Cybersecurity majors are being trained to design hardware to be immune from software hacks.    

Hacking the Smart Home via the Internet of Things
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Hacking the Smart Home via the Internet of Things

A group of researchers uncovered implementation flaws in Internet of Things devices.

The Drive to Quantum Computing
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The Drive to Quantum Computing

The U.S. National Quantum Initiative will support the push towards a quantum computing infrastructure, ecosystem, and workforce.

Striking First to Beat Hackers at Their Own Game
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Striking First to Beat Hackers at Their Own Game

Researchers can use the same covert channels hackers have taken advantage of to protect a vehicle's control systems.

Locking Out the Hackers
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Locking Out the Hackers

New hardware, services are aimed at identifying malware before it has the chance to execute.

Fixing the Fake News Problem
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Fixing the Fake News Problem

Unsubstantiated information can spread like wildfire through social media; new tools aim to make it easy to track down sources of misinformation, no matter where...

Locking Out the Hackers
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Locking Out the Hackers

New hardware and services are aimed at identifying malware before it has the chance to execute.

Glasses Foil Facial Recognition
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Glasses Foil Facial Recognition

The PrivacyVisor prevents facial detection/identification programs based on Haar-like feature recognition.  
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