Internet freedom is eroding on two fronts: the sheer number of efforts to block access to legitimate information, and the level…
From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| November 23, 2021
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Researchers warn a Microsoft software patch did not fully correct a flaw in the Windows operating system that allows hackers to commandeer infected networks.
Ars Technica From ACM TechNews | July 9, 2021
Cybersecurity researchers said the Russia-associated REvil hacker gang last weekend exploited previously unknown software flaws to cause a mass ransomware attack...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | July 7, 2021
There is an emerging effort to tap artificial intelligence to write code based on short text descriptions of what the code should do.
Samuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | July 6, 2021
Different universities have different answers for the question, reflecting both their teaching philosophies and their sense of which language will prove most important...The New Stack From ACM News | July 6, 2021
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requiring automakers to report crashes involving vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 30, 2021
Verified coding techniques use mathematical proofs to ensure code is error-free and hacker-resistant. Can the approach revolutionize software?
Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | July 1, 2021
Canada's Office of the Privacy Commissioner has cited the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for illegally using facial recognition software from Clearview AI.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | June 18, 2021
A spokesperson for video game publisher Electronic Arts verified that hackers have compromised the company's systems and stolen game source code and other assets...CNN From ACM TechNews | June 11, 2021