Biometric markers are increasingly popular targets of data theft, potentially endangering far more than your locally stored information…
From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
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Meta agreed to change its advertising technology and to pay a penalty as part of a settlement over allegations it had discriminated against Facebook users.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2022
Researchers have built an algorithm that can scan old astronomical images for unnoticed space rocks, helping to detect objects that could one day imperil Earth....The New York Times From ACM News | June 1, 2022
Innovations like cloud computing and artificial intelligence are hailed as engines of a coming productivity revival, but a broad payoff across the economy has been...The New York Times From ACM News | May 25, 2022
The campaign detailed by a cybersecurity firm highlights Beijing's increasingly sophisticated tactics to spy on an array of targets, including countries it considers...The New York Times From ACM News | May 20, 2022
A 2018 letter from the bureau to the Israeli government is the clearest documentary evidence to date that the agency weighed using the spyware for law enforcement...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2022
The attack focused on a system run by Viasat, a California company that provides high-speed satellite communication services — and was used heavily by the Ukrainian...The New York Times From ACM News | May 11, 2022
In 1969, he was part of a team of young engineers who built the first machine to switch data among computers using the Arpanet, the precursor to the Internet.
The New York Times From ACM News | May 9, 2022