A Florida election software company targeted by Russians in 2016 inadvertently opened a potential pathway for hackers to tamper with voter records in North Carolina...Politico From ACM News | June 6, 2019
A researcher found a zero-day vulnerability in a central Apple macOS safeguard, allowing apps or malware to circumvent permissions and access a user's private data...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | June 6, 2019
Initiatives are underway to train African computer scientists in artificial intelligence, with major technology companies investing in the cultivation of new AI...BBC News From ACM TechNews | June 6, 2019
Abby Everett Jaques at the Massachusetts Institute of Technologym created a class called Ethics of Technology to help future engineers and computer scientists understand...NPR From ACM News | June 6, 2019
A McKinsey Global Institute analysis warns automation could displace 107 million employed women worldwide by 2030, with the sexes almost equally impacted by technological...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 5, 2019
North Carolina State University researchers have created new techniques for labeling and retrieving data files in DNA-based information storage systems.
North Carolina State University From ACM TechNews | June 5, 2019
Microsoft has published an advisory calling on users to install a patch for a "wormable" vulnerability that could be exploited to launch attacks similar to WannaCry...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | June 4, 2019