Security Researcher Finds Bug That Will Crash and Restart Your iPhone

  1. Security Researcher Finds Bug That Will Crash and Restart Your iPhone  Fortune
  2. Annoying iOS web attack will forcibly restart your iPhone, but not much else  Mashable
  3. Security researcher shares web code snippet that causes iPhones and iPads to kernel panic and reboot  9to5Mac
  4. Safari DoS (Original tweet: https://twitter.com/pwnsdx/status/1040944750973595649, try it: https://cdn.rawgit.com …  GitHub Gist
  5. A new CSS-based web attack will crash and restart your iPhone  TechCrunch
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From lectures to the lab: three steps to becoming an undergraduate researcher

From lectures to the lab: three steps to becoming an undergraduate researcher

From lectures to the lab: three steps to becoming an undergraduate researcher, Published online: 30 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05823-5

Participating in research gives students first-hand experience of a potential career path and provides graduate students and postdocs with important mentoring opportunities.
Source: Nature

MIT researcher warned Amazon of bias in facial recognition software

  1. MIT researcher warned Amazon of bias in facial recognition software  The Hill
  2. Tech Howl for July 26  Yahoo Lifestyle
  3. Amazon’s facial-recognition tool misidentified 28 lawmakers as people arrested for a crime, study finds  Washington Post
  4. Lawmakers Can’t Ignore Facial Recognition’s Bias Anymore  WIRED
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The ethics of computer science: this researcher has a controversial proposal

The ethics of computer science: this researcher has a controversial proposal

The ethics of computer science: this researcher has a controversial proposal, Published online: 26 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05791-w

Nature talks to Brent Hecht, who says peer reviewers must ensure that researchers consider negative societal consequences of their work.
Source: Nature

Security Researcher Accuses Apple of Censoring Taiwan's Flag in China

  1. Security Researcher Accuses Apple of Censoring Taiwan’s Flag in China  Fortune
  2. Apple Fixes iPhone Bug That Crashed Apps For Mentioning Taiwan Or Using Taiwan Flag Emoji  Tech Times
  3. Apple Fixed Bug in iOS 11 That Crashed Devices When Users Entered the Word ‘Taiwan’  Mac Rumors
  4. Apple’s China-Friendly Censorship Caused an iPhone-Crashing Bug  WIRED
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Foreign-researcher figures stress need for immigration reform before Brexit

Foreign-researcher figures stress need for immigration reform before Brexit

Foreign-researcher figures stress need for immigration reform before Brexit, Published online: 10 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05632-w

EU researchers would overwhelm existing visa system and should retain special access to the United Kingdom, say science organizations.
Source: Nature

Teenage app researcher gets the scoop on new Snapchat camera feature using Amazon

  1. Teenage app researcher gets the scoop on new Snapchat camera feature using Amazon  BGR
  2. Snapchat and Amazon will team up on in-app shopping, report says  Mashable
  3. A new Amazon feature might be coming to Snapchat — and it could give Snap a much-needed revenue boost  Business Insider
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Security researcher bypasses iPhone's limit on passcode attempts (update: Apple says it has no vulnerability)

  1. Security researcher bypasses iPhone’s limit on passcode attempts (update: Apple says it has no vulnerability)  Engadget
  2. Apple disputes claims of iOS ‘vulnerability’ to brute force passcode hack  AppleInsider
  3. Hacker discovers bypassing iPhone passcode limit just requires a keyboard  Cult of Mac
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Security researcher shows how to brute force iPhone passcodes [Video]

  1. Security researcher shows how to brute force iPhone passcodes [Video]  9to5Mac
  2. Simple hack bypasses iOS passcode entry limit, opens door to brute force hacks  AppleInsider
  3. There’s a Brute Force Hack That Can Bypass the iPhone’s Passcode Limit  Gizmodo
  4. Apple iOS “Erase data” bypass attack on Vimeo  Vimeo
  5. A hacker figured out how to brute force iPhone passcodes  ZDNet
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Are you in a sharing field? Survey breaks down researcher openness by discipline

Are you in a sharing field? Survey breaks down researcher openness by discipline

Are you in a sharing field? Survey breaks down researcher openness by discipline, Published online: 17 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05196-9

Mathematicians are the most likely to results with others before publication, a survey of thousands of researchers finds.
Source: Nature

Cambridge University Researcher Lays Out Links With Facebook

  1. Cambridge University Researcher Lays Out Links With Facebook  Bloomberg
  2. Facebook earnings mean Facebook gets to talk about something besides Cambridge Analytica  Recode
  3. Academic behind Facebook scandal says it’s ‘unlikely’ data was used to help Trump campaign  CNBC
  4. Competition Is at the Heart of Facebook’s Privacy Problem  WIRED
  5. Lawmakers grill academic at heart of Facebook scandal  CBS News
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