Researchers at cybersecurity firm Recorded Future report that eight of the top 10 software flaws most commonly exploited last year were associated with Microsoft...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | February 11, 2020
Jigsaw has released a free tool, designed to help journalists identify doctored photos, including those generated through the use of artificial intelligence.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 5, 2020
Researchers have demonstrated a security flaw in the widely used SHA-1 security algorithm that would allow bad actors to fake files and the information within them...Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) From ACM TechNews | January 30, 2020
Intel said it will release yet another patch for a microarchitectural data sampling vulnerability that allows hackers to fool microprocessors into exposing protected...Wired From ACM TechNews | January 29, 2020
California secretary of state Alex Padilla has approved Los Angeles County's new computerized voting system, but is demanding modifications to address security...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2020
Retailers of all stripes are using technology to follow consumers through their brick-and-mortar stores in order to develop detailed profiles of their shopping...Keith Kirkpatrick From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2020
Danielle Citron, a privacy scholar who has done pioneering work in combating hate crimes and other abuses in cyberspace, has been named a 2019 MacArthur fellow....Laura DiDio From ACM News | January 21, 2020