Researchers at Slovakian Internet security company ESET discovered that billions of devices are affected by a Wi-Fi vulnerability that allows nearby attackers to...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2020
A multi-institutional collaboration has demonstrated a "surfing attack" that uses ultrasonic waves to hijack voice-recognition systems on cellphones, including...The Source (Washington University in St. Louis) From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2020
A new Web browser security scheme accelerates Web apps that run within a browser, while keeping those apps within "secure sandboxes" to prevent hijacking by malware...UT News From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
An AI-enhanced video compression model has shown that deep learning can provide results comparable to established video compression technology.
University of California From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
Computer security experts continue to express doubts that expensive new voting machines are reliable, considering them almost as risky as earlier discredited electronic...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
The U.S. Special Operations Command is developing a portable facial recognition system that can identify individuals from 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) off.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
A study by the nonprofit research group Center for an Urban Future offers hope for New York City employees who lack the training to qualify for upcoming technology...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
Brown University researchers found 25% of 6.5-million Twitter posts about climate change were likely produced by bots, giving the impression of widespread climate...BBC News From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020