Daniel A. Spielman and colleague Shang-hua Teng solved the mystery of the Simplex Method using a technique called smoothed analysis…
From ACM NewsAllyn Jackson Commissioned by CACM Staff| January 31, 2023
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Researchers at cybersecurity software company SentinelOne reported two high-severity bugs in Avast and AVG antivirus products that have gone undetected for a decade...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | May 9, 2022
Scientists at Australia's Monash University have developed a computer science learning framework that uses food to teach fundamental computing concepts.
Monash University (Australia) From ACM TechNews | May 4, 2022
Researchers have developed an enhanced approach to the Traveling Salesperson Problem that yields high-quality solutions at a faster rate than other cutting-edge...University of Cambridge (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2022
Qing Shi and colleagues at China's Beijing Institute of Technology built a rat-inspired robot that can squeeze through tight spaces, which could be used to assess...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | April 22, 2022
Columbia University computer scientists developed an algorithm that can block smart devices from spying on users by generating extremely quiet sounds.
Columbia Engineering News From ACM TechNews | April 22, 2022
The U.S.F.L. is testing tech that could resolve disputes over where balls are spotted, clearly show if a first down was reached, and track players who stand too...The New York Times From ACM News | April 20, 2022
Researchers at New York-based cybersecurity startup Cynerio identified five zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Aethon TUG smart autonomous robots used in hospitals...The Jerusalem Post (Israel) From ACM TechNews | April 18, 2022
Symantec researchers have identified a campaign perpetrated by a hacker group associated with the Chinese government using VLC Media Player to launch a custom malware...BleepingComputer From ACM TechNews | April 14, 2022
Online employment marketplace Hired's 2022 State of Software Engineers report found mounting cyberattacks last year raised demand for security engineers.
IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | April 13, 2022
In Ukraine in recent years, hackers entered poorly protected networks by techniques as simple as guessing passwords or intercepting their use on unsecure computers...The Conversation From ACM News | April 11, 2022
Apple recently released patches for two critical zero-day vulnerabilities discovered by an anonymous researcher that affect the operating systems of iPhones, iPads...Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | April 7, 2022
The AI algorithm could be uploaded to processors on some of China's Earth observation satellites already in orbit without any ground assistance: researchers.
South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) From ACM News | April 7, 2022