Suddenly, everything is a computer. Phones, of course, and televisions. Also toasters and door locks, baby monitors and juicers, doorbells and gas grills. Even ...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | September 14, 2017
There is an old debate (at least, counting in internet years) that tends to crop up after major cybersecurity breaches such as the widespread WannaCry ransomware...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | July 19, 2017
Technology can do a lot more to make our elections more secure and reliable, and to ensure that participation in the democratic process is available to all.
The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | May 10, 2017
In October, when malware called Mirai took over poorly secured webcams and DVRs, and used them to disrupt internet access across the United States, I wondered who...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | May 1, 2017
David Fahrenthold's coverage of Donald Trump’s charities this year for The Washington Post stood out for its quality and depth. It also stood out the way he did...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | December 29, 2016
You just wanted to shop for a birthday gift in peace—instead, you got ads that follow you around the internet, and coupons in your email that remember exactly which...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | October 21, 2016
In the past few years, the devastating effects of hackers breaking into an organization's network, stealing confidential data, and publishing everything have been...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | September 14, 2016