Computer scientists at Columbia University have developed a system that allows mobile users to encrypt personal images on cloud photo services in order to maintain...Columbia Engineering News From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2021
Tests of face recognition software indicate the most accurate algorithms are able to confirm airline passenger identities at boarding while committing few errors...U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2021
Researchers have devised cryptography that permits searching for DNA matches in criminal cases while protecting the suspect's genetic privacy.
Stanford Medicine News Center From ACM TechNews | July 15, 2021
A new study suggests Amazon's recommendation that users factory reset their Internet of Things devices to erase personal information before reselling them may not...Gizmodo From ACM TechNews | July 15, 2021
A $16-billion effort to modernize health records at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ran into major problems in its first installation, two watchdog reports...The New York Times From ACM News | July 12, 2021
Technology companies are developing artificial intelligence (AI)-based tools to debug code as software maintenance becomes ever more challenging.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
Researchers designed an algorithm to help a robot efficiently dress a human, theoretically ensuring human safety by reasoning about the human model's uncertainty...Engadget From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021
Researchers warn a Microsoft software patch did not fully correct a flaw in the Windows operating system that allows hackers to commandeer infected networks.
Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021
American intelligence agencies are tapping outside expertise as they wrestle with mysteries like the coronavirus and UFOs that are as much about science as they...The New York Times From ACM News | July 9, 2021
Cybersecurity researchers said the Russia-associated REvil hacker gang last weekend exploited previously unknown software flaws to cause a mass ransomware attack...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 7, 2021
As of June 30, all major voice providers in the U.S., including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Comcast, are required to implement technology to minimize illegal robocalls...CNET From ACM TechNews | July 6, 2021