Israel says the attack was thwarted, but a cybersecurity firm says it was successful. Some officials fear that classified data stolen by North Korea could be shared...The New York Times From ACM News | August 13, 2020
Surveillance technology deployed in schools to prevent or contain coronavirus infection raises issues about its effectiveness, as well as its post-pandemic applications...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2020
After months of complaints about its centralized, privatized system, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government says resources will be diverted to local public health...The New York Times From ACM News | August 11, 2020
The Check Point security firm found 400 code vulnerabilities on Qualcomm's Snapdragon digital signal processor chip, used in more than 40% of Android smartphones...Computer Weekly From ACM TechNews | August 10, 2020
Singapore law enforcement is testing two unmanned drones designed by developer Airobotics to help enforce social distancing measures, by tracking gatherings and...The Daily Mail (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | August 10, 2020
About 50 hospitals use sensor technology to monitor whether staff are washing their hands when they enter and exit patient rooms, and to keep tabs on expensive...CNBC From ACM TechNews | August 10, 2020
Vodafone has joined forces with the U.K. Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs and Forest Research to study the role of trees in addressing climate...EuroNews From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2020
Researchers at enterprise device security company Eclypsium reported a buffer-flow flaw during booting that could potentially compromise billions of Linux and Windows...Federal Computer Week From ACM TechNews | August 5, 2020
The European Union has announced sanctions against the Russian military intelligence service, and North Korean and Chinese companies, for alleged cyberattacks.
...Reuters From ACM TechNews | August 4, 2020
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed suit against Google for allegedly misleading millions of Australian account holders about the use of...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | August 3, 2020
Police use of "geofence" warrants is being disputed by criminal defendants in Virginia and San Francisco, and could be banned by lawmakers in New York.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 29, 2020