At one node of the industrial backbone that keeps the internet running, employees sheltered from the worst of Hurricane Irma in a stairwell of a seven-story building...The New York Times From ACM News | September 20, 2017
Researchers have devised malware that can jump airgaps by using the infrared capabilities of an infected network's surveillance cameras to transmit data to and...Ars Technica From ACM News | September 20, 2017
The days of unqualified praise from Washington are over for the country's biggest tech companies, whose size and power are increasingly drawing attacks from both...Politico From ACM Careers | September 18, 2017
The Equifax breach, attributed to a server flaw disclosed by Cisco researchers that went unpatched, has potentially exposed an estimated 143 million Americans'...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | September 18, 2017
For some, the spread of artificial intelligence and robotics poses a threat to our privacy, our jobs – even our safety, as more and more tasks are handed over to...BBC News From ACM News | September 15, 2017
A security analysis of two wearable fitness trackers revealed a technique for intercepting messages transmitted between the trackers and cloud servers.
University of Edinburgh From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2017
The U.S. government on Wednesday moved to ban the use of a Russian brand of security software by federal agencies amid concerns the company has ties to state-sponsored...The Washington Post From ACM News | September 14, 2017
A whiff of dystopian creepiness has long wafted in the air whenever facial recognition has come up. Books, movies and television shows have portrayed the technology...The Washington Post From ACM News | September 13, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first major recall of pacemakers due to a cybersecurity risk highlights a national need for research and education on embedded...CCC Blog From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2017
It is relatively easy for hackers to buy enough personal information to potentially rig online voter registration information in as many as 35 states and Washington...Harvard Gazette From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2017
The chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Tuesday "operational limitations" in the Tesla Model S played a "major role" in a May...Reuters From ACM News | September 13, 2017
Researchers have discovered security problems in smart lighting systems developed by GE, IKEA, Phillips, and Osram.
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nurnberg (Germany) From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2017