Cybersecurity

Remote attack on temperature sensors threatens safety in incubators, industry

The researchers demonstrated that an adversary could remotely manipulate the temperature sensor measurements without tampering with the targeted system or triggering automatic temperature alarms.|Short Read

New attack on autonomous vehicle sensors creates fake obstacles

Up to this point, no attacks had been discovered targeting a car’s LiDAR system—but a major new finding from researchers at the University of Michigan has demonstrated what that might look like. |Medium Read

PET Award for making privacy policies easier to read

The research generated a chatbot to help users sift through important details in privacy policies.|Short Read

Best paper award for analysis of a decade of malware reports

The research suggests that common blacklist-based prevention systems are ineffective.|Short Read

Three CSE papers chosen as IEEE Micro Top Picks

Top Picks is an annual special edition of IEEE Micro magazine that acknowledges the 10-12 most significant research papers.|Short Read
Heart rate monitor

Research responsible for establishing field of medical device security recognized by IEEE

Defibrillator security paper receives Test of Time Award from IEEE Security & Privacy|Medium Read
MORPHEUS blocks potential attacks by encrypting and randomly reshuffling key bits of its own code and data twenty times per second. Getty Images.

New chip stops hacks before they start

MORPHEUS can encrypt and reshuffle code thousands of times faster than human and electronic hackers.|Medium Read
Portrait of J. Alex Halderman

Prof. J. Alex Halderman named a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Halderman will work to further educate lawmakers, future cybersecurity experts, and the public about how to ensure that election results can relied upon and verified|Short Read

Michigan’s new Election Security Commission holds inaugural meeting on U-M Campus

The meeting began the commission's review and assessment of election security in Michigan. |Short Read
Cyber Michigan

Halderman co-chairs new commission to protect Michigan votes

The effort seeks to protect the integrity of every vote.|Short Read

Facebook Fellowship for research on web privacy, security, and censorship

McDonald works to develop better privacy and security tools for marginalized communities|Short Read
Roya Ensafi, CSE Research Assistant Professor, uses her computing system, Censored Planet. Photo: Joseph Xu

Online censorship detector aims to make the internet a freer place

Censored Planet could provide new insight into the flow of online information |Short Read