"Virtual meeting spaces greatly expand the possibilities for online communication—and, at their best, create an environment that…
From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 20, 2020
An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
A Pew Research Center survey of about 1,000 people from 20 countries immediately before the Covid-19 pandemic found widespread trust in scientists and a strong...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 8, 2020
Microsoft warns a high-impact vulnerability that allows hackers to instantly take control of Windows' Active Directory is being actively exploited by malicious...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 1, 2020
Google says it has created "the world's largest earthquake detection network" by adding quake detection features to almost all Google Play Android phones.
Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | August 17, 2020
An international team of researchers has developed a Raspberry Pi-based device that eventually may be able to warn users when Amazon's Alexa and other voice assistants...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | July 17, 2020
Microsoft's Azure Security Center reported a cryptojacking scheme in which attackers hijacked machine learning clusters inside the Azure cloud computing service...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | June 23, 2020
ReversingLabs researchers found more than 725 malicious packages in RubyGems, the official channel for distributing programs and code libraries for the Ruby programming...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | April 30, 2020
Microsoft has issued a warning that a Windows zero-day vulnerability is being exploited in "limited targeted attacks" to execute malicious code on fully updated...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | March 25, 2020
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
Microsoft researchers have designed virtual reality solutions to allow users to remain fully immersed in virtual environments, even when walking in real-life locations...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | October 23, 2019
The pilots of Ethiopia Airlines Flight 302 apparently followed the proper steps to shut down an errant flight control system as they struggled to regain control...Ars Technica From ACM News | April 4, 2019
The crashed Lion Air 737 MAX and the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX aircraft had more in common than aircraft design and the apparently malfunctioning flight system...Ars Technica From ACM News | March 22, 2019