A network of surveillance cameras in various locations throughout Newark, NJ will enable people to monitor these locations for criminal activity. The program, the Citizen Virtual Patrol, has been described by local leaders as "a block watch on steroids".
Chinese government officials have accidentally admitted over the weekend that they can access deleted WeChat messages, a Chinese news site has reported. The admission came over the weekend from an anti-graft commission from the Chinese province of Anhui investigating reports of corruption among government officials.
A smart city can be described as a city that incorporates the capabilities of web connectivity, analytics, mobile solutions, sensors, data collection and other technology. This can include surveillance systems utilized by law enforcement, smart congestion-mitigating traffic systems, LED streetlights, and smart grids.
Following the publication of a report in July 2017, North Korea's elites, some of the country's few citizens allowed on the Internet, have greatly altered their online behavior, and are now obfuscating their browsing activity, and have ditched US websites like Facebook or Instagram for alternative Chinese social networks.
Child sexual exploitation impacts everyone around the world. As predators are increasingly using the internet to find victims, law enforcement have also been employing technology in order to apprehend suspects. Thankfully, a new algorithm may allow law enforcement to find these predators before they can cause harm.
Eventbrite has recanted on a recent change made to its Merchant Agreement that allowed the company to attend and film events, and then keep the copyright for that recording.
Nvidia researchers have developed a new AI technology that can reconstruct holes or intentionally removed content from images.
Margot Lee Shetterly delivered a keynote address at the RSA Conference last week. The topic of her speech was "Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race," a reference to her bestselling book by the same name.
Google Research engineers have developed a deep learning system that can separate voices from audio-visual data recorded in crowded environments.
Michigan police were called at a Planet Fitness gym earlier this month to investigate a bomb threat that ended up being only a prank after a naughty user named his WiFi network "Remote Detonator."
Twitter has banned Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform citing the company's alleged ties with Russian intelligence agencies.
A loud sound emitted by a fire suppression system has destroyed the hard drives of a Swedish data center, downing Nasdaq operations across Northern Europe.
Hacking the brain of someone with an implanted medical device is not a far-fetched illusion. While at one time a concept relegated to hair-raising Hollywood movies, scientists in Belgium have found that a wireless brain implant, known as a neurostimulator, can be hacked using off-the-shelf materials. By utilizing remote exploitation,
An industry group of 34 high-tech companies led by Microsoft, have signed today a tech accord, agreeing to defend customers at all costs from cybercriminal and nation-state cyber-attacks, but also not to provide any technical aid to governments looking to launch cyber-attacks on other countries, companies, or individual users.
According to Thales e-Security's 2018 Data Threat Report—Federal Government Edition, US federal agencies are experiencing more data breaches than other sectors.
Roskomnadzor, Russia's telecommunications watchdog, banned today over 1.8 million IP addresses belonging to Amazon and Google's cloud infrastructure.