WannaCry attack reveals two troubling ethical lapses

The WannaCry ransomware attack continued to spread this weekend. Authorities in Europe say it’s impacting more than 10,000 organizations and 200,000 people in 150 countries. The malware behind WannaCry was reported to have been stolen from the National Security Agency in April. Cornell University engineering professor Stephen Wicker has briefed the U.S. government on cyber […]

New privacy bill tilts power away from consumers

Congress recently approved a bill to overturn the nation’s strongest internet privacy protections. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law this week. Cornell University engineering professor Stephen Wicker has briefed the U.S. government on cyber security, information technology and privacy concerns and is the author of “Cellular Convergence and the Death of […]

NSA data collection a failure of legal system and leadership, says security expert

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS OFFICE June 6, 2013 NSA data collection a failure of legal system and leadership, says security expert Stephen B. Wicker is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Cornell University and an expert on wireless networks and digital security. His book “Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy” will be published […]