Major cloud computing companies are competing to hire engineers, squeezing out others as the pandemic has driven up demand for an already scarce workforce.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | October 8, 2021
A spokesman for Check Point said it was the company's "strong suspicion" that Twitch's code had truly been leaked, which was "potentially disastrous."
The New York Times From ACM News | October 7, 2021
Cybersecurity experts see exchanges as a weak point for ransomware gangs that otherwise operate wholly in on the Internet, all but untouchable by law enforcement...The New York Times From ACM News | September 22, 2021
Experts fear the Taliban could exploit expansive databases built by the U.S. and its allies during the Afghanistan occupation as tools for surveillance and repression...The Associated Press From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2021
A computer model developed by researchers at New York’s University of Albany can determine whether an image of a face is a deepfake by examining its pupils.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2021
Researchers at the data research company Mathematica have created an interactive website to help school officials consider their options for coronavirus testing...Government Technology From ACM TechNews | September 7, 2021
A team led by researchers from Newcastle University created new dynamic DNA data structures that can store and retrieve information in an ordered manner from DNA...Newcastle University From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2021
Mathematicians are implementing algorithms designed to halt gerrymandering—the partisan manipulation of U.S. Census data to redraw electoral maps for one political...MIT Technology Review From ACM TechNews | August 13, 2021