European nations are considering, or have opted for, technology developed by Apple and Google for smartphone contact-tracing applications to contain the coronavirus...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | May 18, 2020
New software identifies ransomware attacks before attackers can cause catastrophic damage, even if the ransomware has not been previously used.
Southern Methodist University From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2020
Organizations conducting research into Covid-19 may be targeted by computer hackers linked to the Chinese government, according to the FBI and the U.S. Department...The Guardian From ACM News | May 15, 2020
As companies navigate an increase in cyberattacks amid the coronavirus pandemic, they must contend with the security threats posed by their own employees.
Financial Times From ACM TechNews | May 15, 2020
Reports warn that legislation to curb disinformation on the coronavirus could damage legitimate journalism's efforts to combat this "disinfodemic."
The University of Sheffield (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | May 14, 2020
Crowdsourced data, artificial intelligence, and cryptography are emerging as vital tools for controlling transmission of COVID-19 as countries look for exit strategies...Karen Emslie From ACM News | May 14, 2020
The app, which allows people to record their symptoms, was remarkably effective in predicting infections. The most reliable indicators, researchers found, were...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2020
The University of Southern California Election Security Initiative is scrambling to virtually train campaign and election officials across the U.S. before the November...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | May 13, 2020