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
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said attackers targeted the state with ransomware that impacted certain state servers, forcing initiation of security protocols...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2019
A artificial intelligence system based on genetic evolution has learned to automatically evade online censorship by repressive governments.
University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical, & Natural Sciences From ACM TechNews | November 15, 2019
Researchers found two flaws impacting Intel and STMicroelectronics central processing units that hackers could exploit to steal or doctor data on billions of devices...Worcester Polytechnic Institute From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Researchers used laser pointers and flashlights to effectively hijack digital assistants like Google Home, Amazon's Alexa, and Apple's Siri from hundreds of feet...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | November 6, 2019
China has passed a cryptography statute, which will become law on Jan. 1, that regulates how government, businesses, and private citizens may use the technology...TechRadar From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2019
Volkswagen will test a quantum navigation app in Portugal next week, with plans to eventually incorporate its capabilities into automobiles.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | November 1, 2019