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Cybersecurity in self-driving cars: U-M releases threat identification tool

Mcity report gives new insights into automated vehicle vulnerabilities|Medium Read
5 researchers work with computer sensors

A shoe-box-sized chemical detector

Powered by a broadband infrared laser, the device can zero in on the ‘spectral fingerprint region’.|Medium Read

Unhackable computer under development with $3.6M DARPA grant

The researchers say they're making an unsolvable puzzle: 'It's like if you're solving a Rubik's Cube and every time you blink, I rearrange it.'|Medium Read

An armed robber’s Supreme Court case could affect all Americans’ digital privacy for decades to come

How much can your cellphone reveal about where you go?|Medium Read
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Chris Peikert Receives TCC Test of Time Award for work in lattice cryptography

Prof. Peikert and his co-author received the award at the Fifteenth Theory of Cryptography Conference for their paper on efficient collision-resistant hashing on cyclic lattices.|Short Read

Wearables to boost security of voice-based log-in

Sound is easy to spoof. New technology could help close this ‘open’ channel.|Medium Read

Doubling the power of the world’s most intense laser

It could enable tabletop particle and X-ray sources as well as the investigation of astrophysics and quantum dynamics.|Medium Read

Manos Kapritsos and collaborators win USENIX security paper award

Their paper introduces a new programming language and tool called Vale that supports flexible, automated verification of high-performance assembly code.|Short Read

Hurricane Irma: Engineering researchers involved in forecasts and more

Michigan Engineering professors offer insights into the storm and discuss the ways in which they’re tracking it.|Medium Read
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Election security: We must start preparing now for 2018

Alex Halderman testifies before Congress.|Short Read
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Smartphone security hole

‘Open port’ backdoors are common.|Short Read

Renovated nuclear reactor building opens as world-class labs

Inside the new Nuclear Engineering Labs, researchers in the nation's top-ranked nuclear engineering program will focus on advancing nuclear security, nonproliferation, safety and energy.|Medium Read