TechLetters #83 - Who fears Russian cyberattacks. Instagram face recognition. Considerations for deployment of differential privacy
Countries in EU do not fear "Russian cyberattacks" as a "retaliation" for (any) involvement regarding Ukraine war. Correct public estimation, as considering the Big Picture, this risk is not the greatest one. Wisdom of the people?
Interesting report on cyberwarfare activity in Ukraine war. "8 malware programs—some wipers and some other forms of destructive malware—against 48 different Ukrainian agencies and enterprises" Cyber activity outside Ukraine conflict continued, of course.
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Instagram to use face recognition to verify the age of users. It's quite unclear how this works with respect to privacy, they use this. Privacy or AI assessment was not made public, though. Also, not available for Europe. That said, if true, the data about errors looks quite interesting.
Implementing Differential Privacy. Seven Lessons From the 2020 United States Census. “if you publish too many statistics derived from a confidential data source, at too high a degree of accuracy, then after a finite number of queries you will completely expose the confidential data”
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