Professor of Artificial Intelligence Wolfgang Faber comments on Google announcing that its AlphaGo Zero artificial intelligence program has triumphed at chess against world-leading specialist software within hours of teaching itself the game from scratch and considers where humans will start losing their jobs to intelligent computers and machines.
Cyber-security researcher Abigail McAlpine is undertaking her doctorate under the umbrella of the University’s Secure Societies Institute. Here she comments on the international scrutiny the Uber transport app is facing after the news that a massive concealed data breach affected over 57 million Uber users.
Cyber-security researcher Abigail McAlpine is undertaking her doctorate under the umbrella of the University’s Secure Societies Institute. Here she comments on the recent discovery that almost any wireless device can now be exposed and vulnerable to an attack after a protocol vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption.
Computer Science and Informatics researcher Abigail McAlpine comments on smartwatches designed for children which have security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers.
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Computer Science and Informatics researcher Abigail McAlpine comments on credit reference agency Equifax finally having to acknowledge the true extent of the cyber-attack on the company which claimed a data breach affecting 694,000 British customers.
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