A new type of ransomware attack involves cybercriminals stealing sensitive data and threatening to publish it online if the victim does not pay a hefty ransom.
...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 14, 2021
A program known as XCheck has given millions of celebrities, politicians, and other high-profile users special treatment, a privilege many abuse.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | September 14, 2021
Global information and communications technology's greenhouse gas emissions may be worse than previously calculated, suggest researchers.
Lancaster University (U.K.) News From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2021
The pandemic has disrupted annual doctor visits, and digital technology, imaging, gene sequencing, and artificial intelligence likely will further virtualize physical...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2021
A new technology called Codex generates programs in 12 coding languages and even translates between them. But it is not a threat to professional programmers.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 10, 2021
Amazon Web Services' Mario Berta combined the capabilities of two quantum computers in order to generate truly random numbers to strengthen cryptographic keys.
...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | September 10, 2021