Security for multirobot systems

Multi-robot networks use wireless communication to provide wide-ranging services such as aerial surveillance and unmanned delivery. However, effective coordination between multiple robots requires trust, making them particularly vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Specifically, such networks can be gravely disrupted by the Sybil attack, where even a single malicious robot can spoof a large number of fake clients. … Continue reading “Security for multirobot systems”

DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC) aims to improve Security of Computers and Internet of Things

Today’s approach to cybersecurity depends on computer security experts: experts identify new flaws and threats and remediate them by hand. This process can take over a year from first detection to the deployment of a solution, by which time critical systems may have already been breached. This slow reaction cycle has created a permanent offensive … Continue reading “DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC) aims to improve Security of Computers and Internet of Things”

Nest Cam Outdoor: Google’s Nest Labs launches its First Outdoor Security Camera “Nest Cam Outdoor”

Google’s Nest Labs has released its first outdoor camera, as part of its smart home portfolio. The Nest Cam Outdoor is completely weatherproof and created for permanent outdoor use. Nest Cam Outdoor extends security outside the home. Nest Cam Outdoor Customers can keep an eye on their homes 24/7 with full high-definition (1080p) video quality … Continue reading “Nest Cam Outdoor: Google’s Nest Labs launches its First Outdoor Security Camera “Nest Cam Outdoor””

Scientists stop and search malware hidden in shortened URLs on Twitter

Cyber-criminals are taking advantage of real-world events with high volumes of traffic on Twitter in order to post links to websites which contain malware. To combat the threat, computer scientists have created an intelligent system to identify malicious links disguised in shortened urls on Twitter. They will test the system in the European Football Championships … Continue reading “Scientists stop and search malware hidden in shortened URLs on Twitter”

New method discovers 11 Security Flaws in Popular Internet Browsers

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computing developed a new cyber security analysis method that discovered 11 previously unknown Internet browser security flaws. Their findings were honored with the Internet Defense Prize, an award presented by Facebook in partnership with USENIX at the 24th USENIX Security Symposium. The researchers received $100,000 from … Continue reading “New method discovers 11 Security Flaws in Popular Internet Browsers”