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Prof. J. Alex Halderman testifies in front of senate intelligence committee on secure elections

His remarks focused on vulnerabilities in the US voting system and a policy agenda for securing the system against the threat of hacking.|Short Read
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Smartphone security hole

‘Open port’ backdoors are common.|Short Read

Open ports act as security wormholes into mobile devices

Researchers have for the first time characterized a widespread vulnerability in the software that runs on mobile devices.|Medium Read
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Chris Peikert named first-ever Patrick C. Fischer development professor

Peikert’s research is dedicated to developing new, stronger mathematical foundations for cryptography.|Short Read
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Sonic cyber attacks show security holes in ubiquitous sensors

Michigan Engineering researchers discuss and demonstrate the sound-based attacks they leveled at the accelerometers found in everyday electronics.|Medium Read
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Wellman participates in AI doomsday prevention workshop

Michael Wellman, a U-M Engineering professor, recently took part in a workshop to anticipate and prevent possible adverse outcomes of artificial intelligence.|Short Read
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Mingyan Liu: Confessions of a pseudo data scientist

Liu's most recent research involves online learning, modeling of large-scale internet measurement data, and incentive mechanisms for security games.|Short Read

CSE and local community turn out for Science on Screen movie and lecture

The evening's program included a screening of I Voted? and a lecture by Prof. Halderman.|Short Read
Prof. Zhuoqing Morley Mao

Prof. Z. Morley Mao selected to receive CoE George J. Huebner, Jr. Research Excellence award

Prof. Mao has led inquiries into issues of Internet routing, measurement and security, wide-area and enterprise network management, malware behavior analysis and host-based security in general.|Short Read
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Professor to Congress: ‘Internet of Things security is woefully inadequate’

Michigan Engineering professor Kevin Fu spoke in front of congress on Nov. 16, 2016.|Medium Read
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Detecting and correcting factory faults and cyberattacks in real time

Spotting a glitch on the factory floor in real time, and reconfiguring around it, are the goals of a new $4 million project led by Michigan Engineering researchers.|Medium Read
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Holes found in report on St. Jude medical device security

A report that alleged security flaws in a popular brand of pacemaker and other life-saving medical devices has major flaws of its own, Michigan Engineering researchers found.|Medium Read