Graphika, a cyber-intelligence firm, discovered a campaign on Reddit and Twitter to disseminate leaked trade documents ahead of elections in the U.K.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | December 9, 2019
Among the findings of a Harris Poll survey of 11,000 consumers in 11 countries was that nearly all Brazilians feel companies are not adequately protecting their...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | December 4, 2019
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning consumers that televisions that offer Internet streaming and facial recognition capabilities may be vulnerable...CNN From ACM TechNews | December 4, 2019
China has issued rules banning online video and audio providers from generating, distributing, and broadcasting fake news as it cracks down on deepfake technologies...South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) From ACM TechNews | December 2, 2019
Researchers have found dark patterns, or deceptive practices employed by user interface designs, frequently used on shopping websites of popular online retailers...University of Chicago Department of Computer Science From ACM TechNews | December 2, 2019
A Pew Research Center study found 75% of Americans desire greater government regulation of consumer data, while about an equal percentage doubt the government will...CNN From ACM TechNews | November 26, 2019
Standards are seen as a way to eliminate bias and incorporate trustworthiness in artificial intelligence, even as the U.S. seeks to secure its lead in the field...R. Colin Johnson From ACM News | November 26, 2019
Researchers at cybersecurity company Checkmarx reported flaws in the Google Assistant on Android devices that would allow hackers to take photos and videos without...CNet From ACM TechNews | November 25, 2019
Companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google are working to slow the spread of maliciously doctored content, known as deepfakes, ahead of the 2020 election.
...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 25, 2019
Several U.S. state and local governments are signing an international pledge aimed at making cyberspace safer, even though the Trump administration will not endorse...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | November 22, 2019