AITP-NCFL News, March 31, 2021

Local News

Security

  • Bleeping Computer:  Fake jQuery files infect WordPress sites with malware
  • The Record:  Google collects 20 times more telemetry from Android devices than Apple from iOS
  • Tech Republic:  Don’t use baseball team names in your passwords

Productivity

  • CIO:  The ‘why’ of digital transformation is the key to unlocking value
  • Tech Republic:  Employee engagement is up, but CXOs still don’t act on staff feedback

National News

  • Fortune:  Programming language experts win 2021 Turing Award
  • Tech Crunch:  Facebook denies its algorithms are a problem, but launches a tool to more easily view a non-algorithmic News Feed

Stranger than Fiction

  • BBC:  Child tweets gibberish from US nuclear-agency account
  • ZDNet:  New poll shows Facebook’s severe trust problem
  • The Register:  AI recommendations fail fans who like hard rock and hip hop, say scientists

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