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All In The News tagged "cybersecurity"

Souderton Area School District Contending With Ransomware Cyberattack

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the ransomware cyberattack affecting the Souderton Area school district. 

Philly courts refuse to name security firm hired to fix infected systems

Pablo Molina, DLS, Drexel’s Chief Information Security Officer, was quoted in a June 11 Billy Penn story about city officials refusing to disclose the cybersecurity firm hired to investigated a virus that infected computers in the First Judicial District last month.

To Fight Deepfakes, Researchers Built a Smarter Camera

Matthew Stamm, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 28 WIRED story about security researchers at NYU developing a digital camera that can help prevent image manipulation by creating a secure digital watermark whenever it takes a picture.

Viral video of Nancy Pelosi slowed down her speech

Matthew Stamm, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, was quoted in a May 24 PolitiFact story about how video of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was manipulated to make it look as if she was slurring her words.

Why Companies Want to Mine the Secrets in Your Voice

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, associate professor and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a March 14 The Verge story about real-time voice analysis and potential discriminatory outcomes of technology.

This Is How Those 'I'm Not a Bot' Boxes Work

James Goepel, JD, an adjunct professor of cybersecurity law and strategy in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a March 13 Reader's Digest article about how "I'm not a bot" security check boxes on websites work.

Apple Kills Group FaceTime Calls to Fix Bug That Allows Eavesdropping

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, associate professor and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed in a Jan. 29 KYW-Newsradio (1060-AM) story about a security vulnerability with FaceTime that allowed users to eavesdrop during group chats.

Here’s Why You’re Suddenly Getting Slammed With Privacy Policy Emails

Pablo Molina, DLS, Drexel’s Chief Information Security Officer, was interviewed in a May 24 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.


Experts Warn of Privacy Concerns Around Digital Assistants

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for a May 7 WPVI-TV (6-abc) news segment about privacy concerns surrounding devices such as Amazon Echo and Google Home.

Beware of New Pyramid Schemes on Popular Social Media Sites

Rob D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a Jan. 17 WCAU-TV (NBC-10) story about a new pyramid scheme on social media. The story was picked up by a number of affiliates across the country, including WRC-TV (Boston), KNTV-TV (San Francisco) and KNSD-TV (San Diego).

Analysis: Robocalls Reach Record Level, Up By 76 Percent

Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences was featured in a Dec. 20 KYW-TV (CBS-3) news analysis about the record level of Robocalls in the region and ways to combat them.

Facebook Wants Your Nude Pics Now To Stop Revenge Porn Later

Pablo Molina, DLS, Drexel’s chief information security officer, was interviewed in a Nov. 9 KYW-TV (CBS-3) story about a program Facebook is testing in Australia that would prevent posting of nude photos without the subject’s consent.