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Astronomy methods applied to reflections in eyes could help with spotting deepfakes

In an era when the creation of artificial intelligence (AI) images is at the fingertips of the masses, the ability to detect fake pictures—particularly deepfakes of people—is becoming increasingly important.


Since 2018, data protection laws have reduced security breaches but affected firms' value

The introduction of new data protection rules significantly reduced breaches by firms but negatively impacted their market value, according to new research by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and University of Texas.


Kaspersky will shutter US operations after software is banned by Commerce Department, citing risk

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky says it's shutting down all of its operations in the United States, just weeks after the Commerce Department banned the use of the company's software in the country.


Amazon Prime Day is a big event for scammers, experts warn

Amazon Prime Day is here, and experts are reminding consumers to be wary of scams.


Five things to know about the AT&T data breach

AT&T says calls and text message records for tens of millions of the phone service provider's customers were exposed in a massive data breach two years ago.

Computer Sciences

Shedding light on deepfake detection

The emergence of so-called deepfake technology, which commonly involves the generation of fake images, video, and sound that seem so authentic as to confuse even expert viewers and listeners, is at the point where it can ...


One Tech Tip: Protecting yourself against SIM swapping

SIM-swapping is a growing form of identity theft that goes beyond hacking into an email or social media account. In this case, the thieves take over your phone number. Any calls or texts go to them, not to you.