Researchers have found skillful voice impersonators are able to fool state-of-the-art speaker recognition systems, posing a significant security risk.
University of Eastern Finland From ACM TechNews | November 22, 2017
Internet freedom is on the decline for the seventh consecutive year as governments around the world take to distorting information on social media in order to influence...NPR From ACM News | November 21, 2017
New algorithms are designed to combat crowdturfing, in which masses of online workers are paid to post phony reviews, circulate malicious tweets, and spread fake...Worcester Polytechnic Institute From ACM TechNews | November 20, 2017
They seem an odd couple. J. D. Vance, author of "Hillbilly Elegy," his best-selling memoir of growing up in the postindustrial Midwest and his journey of escape...The New York Times From ACM Careers | November 21, 2017
The prospect of blockchain technology remaking financial services just moved a step closer to reality after banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan...Bloomberg From ACM News | November 20, 2017
The software algorithms that decide our news feed are programmed to prioritize user attention over truth to optimize for engagement, which means optimizing for...Brookings From ACM News | November 20, 2017
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's David Shrier recently detailed the MIT Trust::Data Consortium's efforts to build new systems that rethink data sharing...eWeek From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
Internet data breaches threaten the usernames and passwords of billions of people, and phishing attacks are the most effective way to hijack victims' online identities...NewsFactor Network From ACM TechNews | November 16, 2017
Governments are taking a closer look at artificial intelligence as a way to further their strategic interests in areas such as national defense.
U.S. News $ World Report From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2017
The FBI and Apple are bracing for another potential fight over encryption, this time because of the iPhone of the dead gunman in Sunday's Texas church shooting,...The Washington Post From ACM News | November 9, 2017
Researchers are using a U.S. National Science Foundation grant to enhance Hasbro's Joy for All Companion Pets into smart robots that can help older adults with...News from Brown From ACM TechNews | November 9, 2017
For years, Barbara Simons was the loneliest of Cassandras—a technologist who feared what technology had wrought. Her cause was voting: Specifically, she believed...The Atlantic From ACM News | November 8, 2017
The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what...The Associated Press From ACM News | November 8, 2017
A letter from 122 members of the Australian artificial intelligence research community urges Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to support for a ban on...UNSW Newsroom From ACM TechNews | November 8, 2017