More social scientists are using AI intending to solve society’s ills, but they don’t have clear ethical guidelines to prevent them from accidentally harming people.
“Generative” neural networks teach themselves to guess realistic passwords.
Hackers have successfully breached CCleaner’s security to inject malware into the app and distribute it to millions of users. Security researchers at Cisco Talos discovered that download servers used by Avast (the company that owns CCleaner) were compromised to distribute malware inside CCleaner.
“Justice is blind.” It’s a wonderful concept that represents an even-handed legal system that is impartial and objective in equal measure. But there’s no denying the fact that the justice system is deeply flawed. So, could Artificial Intelligence provide the answer? Yes, in the end, but not yet.
Facial recognition is often discussed as a method law enforcement or private companies could use for identifying anyone from criminal suspects to loyal customers, but it can also be a powerful tool for consumers.
Apple’s soon-to-be released iOS 11 is generating some fairly significant anxiety in ad tech circles due to how Apple’s Safari browser will treat cookies.
The feature, called intelligent tracking prevention (ITP), will bolster Apple’s efforts to block tech companies from capturing browsing data across sites for ad targeting. The feature ensures that cookies are generally only available for a 24-hour window after the user has visited a site.
EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová said she was relieved that US President Trump’s “America first” policy will not shatter the EU-US privacy shield agreement on data transfers, after meeting with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday (18 September) to scrutinise the one-year-old deal.
The UK Government demanded that WhatsApp comes up with a way to offer access to encrypted messages this summer – a request that was rejected by the instant messaging service.
The European Commission is trying to pull together member states’ differing views on security and privacy before it publishes a report on encryption technologies on 18 October.
The European Commission has proposed measures to improve cybersecurity in the EU, including a cybersecurity agency that would help EU countries hit by cyber- attacks and a European certification scheme to ensure that digital products and services are safe to use.