New software identifies ransomware attacks before attackers can cause catastrophic damage, even if the ransomware has not been previously used.
Southern Methodist University From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2020
Organizations conducting research into Covid-19 may be targeted by computer hackers linked to the Chinese government, according to the FBI and the U.S. Department...The Guardian From ACM News | May 15, 2020
As companies navigate an increase in cyberattacks amid the coronavirus pandemic, they must contend with the security threats posed by their own employees.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2020
Reports warn that legislation to curb disinformation on the coronavirus could damage legitimate journalism's efforts to combat this "disinfodemic."
The University of Sheffield (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2020
Crowdsourced data, artificial intelligence, and cryptography are emerging as vital tools for controlling transmission of COVID-19 as countries look for exit strategies...Karen Emslie From ACM News | May 14, 2020
The app, which allows people to record their symptoms, was remarkably effective in predicting infections. The most reliable indicators, researchers found, were...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2020
The University of Southern California Election Security Initiative is scrambling to virtually train campaign and election officials across the U.S. before the November...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2020
A study by the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab in Canada warns that China's multipurpose WeChat application is monitoring foreign users to strengthen government...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 11, 2020
Researchers have developed an automated artificial intelligence system for training and running certain types of neural networks, which has a small carbon footprint...MIT News From ACM TechNews | May 4, 2020
ReversingLabs researchers found more than 725 malicious packages in RubyGems, the official channel for distributing programs and code libraries for the Ruby programming...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | April 30, 2020