According to Science magazine, Facebook’s facial-recognition technology is now “as accurate as a human being at a few constrained facial recognition tasks.”
The official Twitter account for the US military’s Central Command was hacked today, and the account was then used to post a number of apparently sensitive files.
Snapchat’s peer to peer money sharing feature, Snapcash, gives users a glimpse at the future of mobile payments. It was launched just in time for the holidays.
Twitter, the social media firm, is suing the FBI and the US Department of Justice in an effort to get so-called “transparency reports” declassified.
Facebook manipulated the News Feeds of more than 600 thousand people to see if showing them mostly positive or negative posts affected their emotions.
In the first case of its kind, a US grand jury is charging five Chinese computer hackers with economic espionage and theft of trade secrets.
Target says it’s not fair to speculate before their investigation is complete.
“It’s not like the olden days when, if your credit card was used for some fraud, it was because you lost it,” says Prof. Rob D’Ovidio of Drexel University.
By Ian Bush PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The New York Times web site is hobbling back to life after a cyberattack yesterday. So is Twitter, which also fell victim to hackers. And we probably haven’t seen […]
The Obama administration and some senators are defending the newly-uncovered but long-active government program to grab our cell phone records – it’s crucial for national security, they say. But privacy advocates are fuming.
It may have been a type of Internet hoax called “catfishing.” That’s a scam in which an online persona is created to reel in someone else.
“They’ll get phone calls purporting to come from their IT department,” explains a Drexel University expert.
For now it’s optional, but eventually all member profiles will change to a “timeline” format, similar to a digital scrapbook.
Privacy experts in Philadelphia and elsewhere are warning Facebook users that the social networking site is expanding its use of facial recognition software.