The Congressional Cyberspace Solarium Commission report on the state of cybersecurity in the U.S. included sweeping recommendations for shoring up cyberdefense....Politico From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
Technology companies increasingly are backing proposed laws that would limit the use of facial recognition systems, in an effort to head off more restrictive bills...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Researchers said Chinese social media platforms censored keywords related to the coronavirus outbreak as early as December, potentially limiting the Chinese public's...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 12, 2020
Researchers found previously unknown vulnerabilities in encryption systems used by in-vehicle devices that communicate at close range with key fobs to unlock the...Wired From ACM TechNews | March 9, 2020
Governments increasingly are using artificial intelligence and data analytics to detect tax evasion, respond to taxpayer questions, and boost efficiency.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 5, 2020
While YouTube has reduced how often its algorithm recommends conspiracy theory-related videos, its progress in dealing with conspiracy theories has been uneven....The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 4, 2020
Mats Jarlstrom was fined $500 for criticizing the timing of traffic lights. He sued, won, and now his formula will help traffic engineers around the world.
Institute for Justice From ACM News | March 2, 2020
Maryland officials said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have run facial recognition searches on millions of state driver's license photos without...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2020
A multi-institutional collaboration has demonstrated a "surfing attack" that uses ultrasonic waves to hijack voice-recognition systems on cellphones, including...The Source (Washington University in St. Louis) From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2020
The recommendations came after 15 months of consultation with experts on artificial intelligence from industry, government, academia, and the American public.
Defense.gov From ACM News | February 26, 2020
Computer security experts continue to express doubts that expensive new voting machines are reliable, considering them almost as risky as earlier discredited electronic...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
The California Consumer Privacy Act is one of the most stringent and sweeping privacy laws in the country, but may create complications for carmakers and dealerships...Automotive News From ACM News | February 25, 2020
Computer scientists have designed an algorithm to combat poaching in wildlife preserves.
Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020