Computer Science

PhasorSec serves as a validation filter that inspects data packets in the network for incorrectly formed inputs.

PhasorSec tool protects power grids from cyberattack.

The rise of keyless car starting has helped to trigger an increase in car crime.

Seven ways hackers can steal your keyless car in seconds – and owners of high-risk vehicles could see insurance costs spiral.

A Netscape for today’s internet.

Tim Berners-Lee tells us his radical new plan to upend the World Wide Web.

A Marketplace investigation found footage from hundreds of private, unsecured security cameras in Canadian homes and businesses are being live streamed online.

‘A window into your life’: Why smart home devices might be putting your privacy at risk.

The researchers are now planning to broaden their research and explore new ways of improving DroidBugs.

A new benchmark to evaluate automated repair methods for Android apps

Petrov's bold decision to trust his gut won him international acclaim once the story became public in 1998.

The Computer That Almost Started A Nuclear War, And The Man Who Stopped It

The algorithms currently operating in the social and political spheres have us chiefly believing and promoting all that is not the case.

Silicon Valley’s Futile Search for Utopia Via the ‘Perfect Algorithm’

A scam artist hacks into a person's account and sends messages to individuals on their friend list posing as them and tries to coerce the recipient to open a suspicious link.

Cyber criminals are using Facebook Messenger to trick people into opening malicious links that harvest their personal data, FBI officials warn.

One digital firm showed just how easy it is to hack into a voting machine by releasing a video showing how it is done.

11-Year-Old Hacks into Mock Florida Election Results Website in Under 10 Minutes.

A physical neural network.

A neural network that operates at the speed of light.

Boston firm Catalog says it will be able to cheaply store a terabyte of data – the equivalent of 40 Blu-rays – in a DNA pellet.

The end of the hard drive? Groundbreaking service to store vast amounts of data on DNA pellets revealed.

Users have reported receiving texts with a mysterious black dot that causes their Messages app to crash. It's not actually the black dot that's suspect, but a string of invisible Unicode text.

Beware the black dot: Mysterious Unicode bug found to crash iOS Messages app on iPhones or iPads.

Uber's self-driving technology software detected a woman as she was crossing the street with her bicycle in Arizona in March but failed to react immediately.

Self-driving Uber vehicle DID detect woman moments before fatally running her over in Arizona – but didn’t stop because ‘it didn’t recognize her as a human’.

Google proponents claim that these newly released “security features” bear no risk of infringing on user privacy.

Google Chrome browser scans all the files on your computer, including private photos, documents and spreadsheets.

The update will be first be available as an early access program for G Suite customers and people with personal accounts.

Google will soon let you send emails that SELF-DESTRUCT: Redesigned Gmail will introduce new safety tools, from ‘confidential mode’ to expiring messages, report claims.