Security

Red Cross: Hack exposes data on 515,000 vulnerable people

The International Committee of the Red Cross, which is best known for helping war victims, says hackers broke into servers hosting its data and gained access to personal, confidential information on more than a half-million ...

Computer Sciences

AI behind deepfakes may power materials design innovations

The person staring back from the computer screen may not actually exist, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) capable of generating convincing but ultimately fake images of human faces. Now this same technology may power ...

Internet

Embattled Facebook releases new curbs on harassment

Facebook unveiled fresh protections Wednesday against online attacks on journalists, activists and celebrities as the social media giant battles a crisis over its platforms' potential harms.

Software

Why people use mixed-reality sports platforms

New technologies allow users to do things like race their real bikes against other real people in a virtual world, and a new study outlines what motivates people to use these online platforms. The findings offer insights ...

Computer Sciences

Facial beauty prediction via deep cascaded forest

Social media, networking, dating apps, and other resources, such as entertainment software, might have a use for an automated system that can analyse a photo of a person's face and determine how beautiful that face might ...

Computer Sciences

Best way to detect 'deepfake' videos? Check for the pulse

With video editing software becoming increasingly sophisticated, it's sometimes difficult to believe our own eyes. Did that actor really appear in that movie? Did that politician really say that offensive thing?

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