Italian data protection authority Garante has asked Facebook to provide it with clarifications related to its newly launched smart glasses, to determine their compliance...Reuters From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2021
Apple released emergency security patches after researchers in Canada found a flaw that allows spyware from Israel's NSO Group to infect any Apple product.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2021
A computer model developed by researchers at New York’s University of Albany can determine whether an image of a face is a deepfake by examining its pupils.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 15, 2021
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
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
The boom in companies offering cryptocurrency loans and high-yield deposit accounts is disrupting the banking industry and leaving regulators scrambling to catch...The New York Times From ACM News | September 9, 2021
Scientists suggest crowdsourced assessments from groups of normal readers can virtually match those of professional fact-checkers in vetting news stories.
MIT News From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2021
Computer engineers at Duke University have shown that numbers with both real and imaginary components can be critical in securing artificial intelligence algorithms...Duke University From ACM TechNews | September 8, 2021
Hackers and malware developers are now targeting victims' Internet connections to produce illicit income clandestinely via proxyware infections, according to researchers...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | September 7, 2021
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said the blockchain survived a flaw from outdated software that divided the digital ledger last week, thanks to a quick program...Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | September 2, 2021