Chile has become the first country to pass a "neuro rights" law that establishes the rights of individuals to personal identity, free will, and mental privacy.
...Agence France-Presse From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2021
Smartphone accelerometers could be used to eavesdrop on phone conversations, according to University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign researchers.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2021
U.S. states face a shortage of cybersecurity professionals and lack the deep pockets to compete with federal, global, and specialized cybersecurity companies.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2021
Cybersecurity experts see exchanges as a weak point for ransomware gangs that otherwise operate wholly in on the Internet, all but untouchable by law enforcement...The New York Times From ACM News | September 22, 2021
University of Strathclyde in Scotland's Karen Renaud said requiring complex passwords to deter hackers has the unintended effect of making the process too difficult...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2021
States should place moratoriums on the sale and use of artificial intelligence systems until adequate safeguards are put in place, said U.N. human rights chief...U.N. News From ACM News | September 20, 2021
Researchers at George Washington University say they have built a tool that would allow users to expose fake news without endangering their privacy. The Fuzzy Anonymous...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 20, 2021