The same app can pose a bigger security and privacy threat depending on the country where you download it, study findsSame app, same app store, different risks if you download it in, say, Tunisia rather than in Germany.
Three CSE grad students recognized by NSF Graduate Research Fellowship ProgramThis program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students.
CSE researchers report over $11M in research grants last quarter
The awards were distributed to 18 different primary investigators.
Three faculty earn MIDAS grants to broaden the frontiers of data science
This round of funding strongly encourages pioneering work with the potential for major expansion.
Tyche: A new permission model to defend against smart home hacks
“The work is an important step towards understanding how to make tradeoffs between usability and security.”
2017 EECS Outstanding Achievement Awards
Several Michigan Papers Presented at 2016 USENIX Security SymposiumA total of five papers authored by CSE researchers were presented.
Two Michigan papers win top awards at IEEE Security and Privacy Symposium
One of the paper describes and demonstrates a malicious hardware backdoor. The other demonstrated security failings in a commercial smart home platform.
Hacking into homes: Security flaws found in SmartThings connected home system
New vulnerabilities form when hardware like electronic locks, thermostats, ovens, sprinklers, lights and motion sensors are networked and set up to be controlled remotely.
Computer scientists funded for new inquiry into non-consumptive research
Smart bridges under development with new grant
The monitoring system will collect data from surface and penetrating sensors, then wirelessly relay the information to an inspector on site or miles away.