Security

Fear of Big Brother guides EU rules on AI

Amid fears of a Big Brother-style society ruled by machines, the EU will urge authorities and companies to think hard before rolling out facial recognition technology.

Security

Explainer: Not all cyber threats equally worrisome

West Virginia reported unusual cyber activity targeting its election systems. The Texas governor said the state was encountering attempted "attacks" at the rate of "about 10,000 per minute" from Iran. Information technology ...

Hardware

Intel announcement blitz: Xeon Platinum 9200 is cherry on top

Tuesday was a big day for Intel. The chip giant announced not just a few killer products either available or in the pipeline, but rather a very impressive bunch of newcomers involving processors, accelerators, networking ...

Computer Sciences

A new method to detect false data injection (FDI) attacks

Researchers at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) have recently developed a new method to detect false data injection (FDI) attacks on critical infrastructure such as power grids. Their solution, outlined in a paper presented ...

Security

PhasorSec tool protects power grids from cyberattack

Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a technique to protect power grids from attacks against utility control systems. The tool, PhasorSec, eliminates vulnerabilities that can shut down facility operations, trigger ...

Security

Weaponizing the internet for terrorism

Terrorism is a fact of life as are the collectives and networks to which counter-terrorism organizations and the media have given various labels and names. These networks are well versed in exploiting modern information technology ...

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