When it comes to things that must be done for the sake of studying in the UK, I was most intimidated by the visa. Sure, personal statements are hard, and sure, it will be a challenge to adjust to a different culture and system, but the visa is the thing it all hinges on. 918 more words
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Here’s a bit of irony: the vast array of photos collected on Facebook and crunched by its powerful facial recognition technology can be used to… 817 more words
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What’s in a name? When it comes in the form of a password, everything. The password has long been the safeguard — and in many cases, the only one — to protect our online identity.
What’s in a name? When it comes in the form of a password, everything. The password has long been the safeguard — and in many cases, the only one — to protect our online identity. 1,078 more words
Security has become one of the biggest issues in today’s technologically-connected society. We use mobile devices to transfer money, pay bills, and even to share our health information. 366 more words
Shocked not shocked: beating facial recognition logins with Facebook photos. “Earlier this month at the Usenix security conference, security and computer vision specialists from the University of North Carolina presented a system that uses digital 3-D facial models based on publicly available photos and displayed with mobile virtual reality technology to defeat facial recognition systems. 38 more words