DARPA snags Intel to lead its machine learning security tech

Chip maker Intel has been chosen to lead a new initiative led by the U.S. military’s research wing DARPA, aimed at improving cyber-defenses against deception attacks on machine learning models. Machine learning is a kind of artificial intelligence that allows systems...
Lacking eyeballs, Facebook’s ad review system fails to spot coronavirus harm

Lacking eyeballs, Facebook’s ad review system fails to spot coronavirus harm

Facebook’s ad review system is failing to prevent coronavirus misinformation from being targeted at its users, according to an investigation by Consumer Reports. The not-for-profit consumer advocacy organization set out to test Facebook’s system by setting up a page...