The University of Southern California Election Security Initiative is scrambling to virtually train campaign and election officials across the U.S. before the November...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2020
A study by the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab in Canada warns that China's multipurpose WeChat application is monitoring foreign users to strengthen government...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 11, 2020
Researchers have developed an automated artificial intelligence system for training and running certain types of neural networks, which has a small carbon footprint...MIT News From ACM TechNews | May 4, 2020
ReversingLabs researchers found more than 725 malicious packages in RubyGems, the official channel for distributing programs and code libraries for the Ruby programming...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | April 30, 2020
Thermal imaging may be used to identify those suspected of having the coronavirus, but civil liberties experts warn such systems will monitor some who may not know...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2020
Finnish data security expert Harri Hursti worries the U.S. voting system is rife with unpatched vulnerabilities that leave it susceptible to election rigging.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
Governments worldwide are using digital surveillance technologies to track the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, raising concerns about the erosion of privacy...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 17, 2020