Biometric markers are increasingly popular targets of data theft, potentially endangering far more than your locally stored information…
From ACM NewsDavid Geer Commissioned by CACM Staff| June 23, 2022
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Sure, we’re all plugged in and online 24/7. But fewer American kids are growing up to be bona fide computer geeks. And that poses a serious security risk for the...Wired From ACM News | January 15, 2010
By turning the brain cell activity underlying fly eyesight into mathematical equations, researchers have found an ultra-efficient method for pulling motion patterns...Wired.com From ACM News | November 12, 2009
A scan of the Internet by Columbia University researchers searching for vulnerable embedded devices has found that nearly 21,000 routers, Webcams, and VoIP products...Wired News From ACM TechNews | October 26, 2009
The secret to the success of BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos and The Ensemble, first- and second-place winners of the Netflix Prize, was teamwork.
The Netflix Prize...Wired News From ACM TechNews | September 23, 2009
Some scientists are concerned that as brain-computer interfaces become widely used and incorporate wireless technologies, "brain hacking" could become a reality...Wired News From ACM TechNews | July 13, 2009
U.S. President Obama recently made cybersecurity a national priority, but at the ACM's Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference, Threat Level editor Kevin Poulsen...Wired News From ACM TechNews | June 10, 2009
Arizona election officials demonstrated their Internet voting system at ACM's recent Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Conference in Washington, D.C. For the 2008...Wired News From ACM TechNews | June 5, 2009