Eugene Goostman is happy to talk about his ‘Jewish identity.’ But you don’t want to know what the computer-generated entity has to say about his ‘little friend.’
Eugene Goostman is the first-ever computer generated entity to respond so well to questions that even experts would think he’s a real person. Guess what? He’s totally Jewish.
The German police plans to up their game in the fight against neo-Nazism with a app that can identify “forbidden songs” beloved of Germany’s far-right.
With the help of new technology, three experts in ancient Hebrew have been able to discern a different reading of the passage from a fragment of one of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
The Friedberg Genizah Project will use a high performance computer network at Tel Aviv University to break the codes of the Cairo Genizah.
The security arm of the Jewish federations network is intensifying training to resist cyber attacks in the wake of a wave of such attacks on synagogue websites.
It looked as if today’s primaries to choose the candidate roster for Israel’s ruling Likud party was going to be delayed by Operation Pillar of Defense. But the party showed resilience and went to the polls as scheduled — only to have the process descend in to a shambles by problems with the snazzy computerized system on which members are meant to vote.
The security company that has discovered some of the most sophisticated spying software unearthed to date says it found a related program, dubbed “miniFlame,” which can carry out more precise attacks on targets in the Middle East.
The Kaspersky internet security firm announced on Thursday that it has detected of a new kind of computer virus that has been targeting computers in Lebanon, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority.
A cyberspace security expert has revealed he received a series of emails from an Iranian nuclear scientist complaining that computers at two plants bizarrely started playing a heavy metal anthem over the weekend. According to Mikko Hypponen, a Finnish computer security expert who advises governments on cyber-security, the attack caused computers at the Natanz and Fordo nuclear plants to blast the metal anthem “Thunderstruck” , by Australian rock megagroup ACDC, at full volume through the middle of the night. Centrifuge-wrecking malware such as Flame and Stuxnet reportedly slowed Iran’s nuclear program, but it is not known if the “Thunderstruck” attack has similarly rocked Iran’s controversial nuclear ambitions.