Cybersecurity researchers have found that many mobile phone applications allow others to access private data or block user-provided content through "backdoor secrets...Ohio State News From ACM TechNews | April 1, 2020
Fraudulent Twitter accounts created by the Russian Internet Research Agency may have contributed to politicizing Americans’ views on vaccines.
University at Buffalo News Center From ACM TechNews | April 1, 2020
U.S. Army researchers have developed a quantum sensor that could give soldiers a way to detect communication signals over the entire radio frequency spectrum.
U.S. Army From ACM TechNews | March 31, 2020
Huawei, China Unicom, China Telecom, and China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology have proposed a new standard for core network technology.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2020
Silicon Valley technology experts are pursuing various projects to combat the coronavirus, with thousands of volunteers contributing to hundreds of hastily organized...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2020
Major technology companies have spent billions in the past three years to prevent election meddling, but new challenges are adding to their struggle in the run-up...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2020
Researchers found that the time-cost of software updates and users' risk preferences significantly impact whether they apply any specific update, and how long it...Carnegie Mellon University CyLab Security and Privacy Institute From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2020
Microsoft has issued a warning that a Windows zero-day vulnerability is being exploited in "limited targeted attacks" to execute malicious code on fully updated...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | March 25, 2020
Hackers are targeting critical healthcare systems already strained by the coronavirus pandemic, compromising computer networks and disrupting patient care.\
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 25, 2020
Researchers have found that next-generation 911 systems that accommodate text, images, and video continue to be vulnerable to many of the same cyberattacks as previous...Help Net Security From ACM TechNews | March 23, 2020
An alliance of Chinese government groups, banks, and technology firms plans to launch one of the first blockchain networks constructed and maintained by a central...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | March 23, 2020