The breach involved an unsuccessful attempt by an adversary to increase sodium hydroxide in the water supply to dangerous levels via the water treatment plant's...The Hacker News From ACM News | February 11, 2021
Federal investigators say there is evidence the suspected Russian hack of U.S. government and businesses went beyond compromising SolarWinds' software.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 11, 2021
Florida Institute of Technology researchers have demonstrated that smart home security systems, including doorbells connected to a wireless camera, can be hacked...Florida Today From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2021
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego have demonstrated that detectors programmed to spot deepfake videos can be beaten.
UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2021
Experts said hackers' attempted lye-poisoning of a drinking water reservoir in Oldsmar, FL, last Friday highlights the vulnerability of the U.S. water supply.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2021
The Exposing.AI online tool lets people search image collections for photos of themselves, to learn if such images were used to train facial recognition systems...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2021
Canadian authorities declared that the company needed citizens' consent to use their biometric information, and told the firm to delete facial images from its database...The New York Times From ACM News | February 4, 2021
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
Google is moving ahead with a plan to strip third-party cookies from its Chrome Web browser and replace them with privacy-friendly alternatives.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 2, 2021
Six quantum computing experts are raising ethical issues about the technology's potential to create new weapons and ramp up human genetic manipulation.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 1, 2021