Voting machine vendor Election Systems & Software has called on Congress to pass legislation requiring paper trails for all votes to protect against hacking.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | June 14, 2019
Microsoft is encouraging security researchers to try hacking its flagship Azure cloud-computing service, so the company can find and correct vulnerabilities.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
A computer virus has crippled Philadelphia's online court system for more than three weeks, raising issues about how cities can respond when essential services...The Verge From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
A Florida election software company targeted by Russians in 2016 inadvertently opened a potential pathway for hackers to tamper with voter records in North Carolina...Politico From ACM News | June 6, 2019
A researcher found a zero-day vulnerability in a central Apple macOS safeguard, allowing apps or malware to circumvent permissions and access a user's private data...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | June 6, 2019
Abby Everett Jaques at the Massachusetts Institute of Technologym created a class called Ethics of Technology to help future engineers and computer scientists understand...NPR From ACM News | June 6, 2019
Microsoft has published an advisory calling on users to install a patch for a "wormable" vulnerability that could be exploited to launch attacks similar to WannaCry...TechCrunch From ACM TechNews | June 4, 2019