Researchers found that the technologies Facebook uses to sort the relevancy of advertising may be more responsible for the polarization of U.S. politics than previously...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2019
Graphika, a cyber-intelligence firm, discovered a campaign on Reddit and Twitter to disseminate leaked trade documents ahead of elections in the U.K.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2019
Among the findings of a Harris Poll survey of 11,000 consumers in 11 countries was that nearly all Brazilians feel companies are not adequately protecting their...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | December 4, 2019
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning consumers that televisions that offer Internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities may be vulnerable...CNN From ACM TechNews | December 4, 2019
Researchers have found dark patterns, or deceptive practices employed by user interface designs, frequently used on shopping websites of popular online retailers...University of Chicago Department of Computer Science From ACM TechNews | December 2, 2019
A Pew Research Center study found 75% of Americans desire greater government regulation of consumer data, while about an equal percentage doubt the government will...CNN From ACM TechNews | November 26, 2019
Experts say quantum computing could upend data security encryption systems, which rely on factoring large prime numbers—a task easily scalable with the power provided...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | November 25, 2019
Researchers at cybersecurity company Checkmarx reported flaws in the Google Assistant on Android devices that would allow hackers to take photos and videos without...CNet From ACM TechNews | November 25, 2019
Companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google are working to slow the spread of maliciously doctored content, known as deepfakes, ahead of the 2020 election.
...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 25, 2019