A report from the DEF CON Voting Machine Hacking Village conference described the discovery of a hack for commandeering ballot-scanning machines similar to those...The Atlanta Journal-Constitution From ACM TechNews | September 27, 2019
Michigan State University's Thomas Holt identified characteristics and gender-specific behavioral patterns that could inspire children to become hackers.
MSU Today From ACM TechNews | September 26, 2019
The Australian state of New South Wales will be the first jurisdiction in the world to use cameras to catch distracted drivers on their smartphones.
Associated Press From ACM TechNews | September 25, 2019
The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia its first three Automated Driving Systems Demonstration Grants to research and develop...CNet From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2019
China is the global leader in surveillance technologies, although other countries are catching up, according to a study by the Carnegie Endowment for International...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2019
Strong data encryption thwarts criminals and preserves privacy. At the same time, it complicates law enforcement investigations. A Carnegie working group looks...Carnegie Endowment for International Peace From ACM News | September 23, 2019
Cyberattacks pose a rising threat to food production and safety, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota's Food Protection and Defense Institute...University of Minnesota Twin Cities From ACM TechNews | September 19, 2019
An independent panel criticized a smart-city development planned by Google's Sidewalk Labs unit on Toronto's waterfront, citing innovations as being more about...BBC News From ACM TechNews | September 19, 2019
A new study has found that certain smart TVs and streaming dongles transmit information to Netflix, Facebook, and third-party services, in some cases even when...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2019
China is embracing facial payment technology, which allows consumers to purchase goods simply by posing in front of point-of-sale machines equipped with cameras...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2019