Popular methods of protecting smartphone personal identification number (PINs) may only be successful in safeguarding your personal information 20 per cent of the time, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.
The study found that methods such as tilting the smartphone, a widely adopted defence strategy, does not guard against people close to you such as romantic partners and co-workers who might be angling for access to your device.
Professors Edward Lank and Tamer Özsu have been named 2018 David R. Cheriton Faculty Fellows, positions they will hold until 2021. These prestigious three-year fellowships support the work of leading faculty members in the School of Computer Science and are made possible through the David R. Cheriton Endowment for Excellence in Computer Science.
Although federal prosecutors in the United States had originally objected to the appointment of an independent person to review materials the FBI seized from Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, they officially withdrew their opposition.
We live in a world increasingly dependent on the Internet for information retrieval, social interaction and general leisure. A growing number of Internet users with cognitive or visual impairments need assistive technology to make information accessible to them, but visually complex web pages can be difficult to navigate for assistive technology.