Edmund Melson Clarke, Jr., a celebrated American academic who developed methods for mathematically proving the correctness of computer systems, died on December...Simson Garfinkel, Eugene H. Spafford From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2021
A new blockchain platform named Lygon, formed by Australian banks ANZ, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and Westpac, IBM, and shopping center company Scentre...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | February 18, 2021
Swiss technology company Terra Quantum said that it used quantum computers to expose vulnerabilities in commonly used encryption, which could threaten the confidentiality...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | February 18, 2021
BleepingComputer has identified a new targeted phishing campaign in which emails pretending to be company invoices use Morse code in an attachment to hide malicious...BleepingComputer From ACM TechNews | February 16, 2021
The breach involved an unsuccessful attempt by an adversary to increase sodium hydroxide in the water supply to dangerous levels via the water treatment plant's...The Hacker News From ACM News | February 11, 2021
Federal investigators say there is evidence the suspected Russian hack of U.S. government and businesses went beyond compromising SolarWinds' software.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 11, 2021
Florida Institute of Technology researchers have demonstrated that smart home security systems, including doorbells connected to a wireless camera, can be hacked...Florida Today From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2021
Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego have demonstrated that detectors programmed to spot deepfake videos can be beaten.
UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2021
Experts said hackers' attempted lye-poisoning of a drinking water reservoir in Oldsmar, FL, last Friday highlights the vulnerability of the U.S. water supply.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2021