Researchers uncovered a security feature bypass vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows Hello system that permitted them to manipulate a USB webcam to unlock a Windows...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | July 26, 2021
This is the first time Washington and other U.S. allies have assigned blame for the Microsoft Exchange hack, which compromised more than 100,000 servers worldwide...The Washington Post From ACM News | July 19, 2021
Computer scientists at Columbia University have developed a system that allows mobile users to encrypt personal images on cloud photo services in order to maintain...Columbia Engineering News From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2021
Tests of face recognition software indicate the most accurate algorithms are able to confirm airline passenger identities at boarding while committing few errors...U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2021
Researchers have devised cryptography that permits searching for DNA matches in criminal cases while protecting the suspect's genetic privacy.
Stanford Medicine News Center From ACM TechNews | July 15, 2021
A new study suggests Amazon's recommendation that users factory reset their Internet of Things devices to erase personal information before reselling them may not...Gizmodo From ACM TechNews | July 15, 2021
A $16-billion effort to modernize health records at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ran into major problems in its first installation, two watchdog reports...The New York Times From ACM News | July 12, 2021
Technology companies are developing artificial intelligence (AI)-based tools to debug code as software maintenance becomes ever more challenging.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | July 12, 2021