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Intel processor vulnerability could put millions of PCs at risk
  1. Intel processor vulnerability could put millions of PCs at risk

    Patches can provide protection.

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  2. Undocumented immigrants’ privacy at risk online, on phones

    When it comes to their smartphones, immigrants struggle to apply instinctive caution, according to a study by a team of University of Michigan researchers.

  3. Building a security standard for a post-quantum future

    A large quantum computer could retroactively decrypt almost all internet communication ever recorded.

  4. Zuckerberg Capitol Hill testimony: Engineering experts offer comments

    U-M profs weigh new business model, European-style regulation

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  5. ‘I hacked an election. So can the Russians.’

    Professor Alex Halderman and the New York Times staged a mock election to demonstrate voting machine vulnerability.

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  6. Michigan researchers discover vulnerabilities in next-generation connected vehicle technology

    The vulnerability allows an attacker to manipulate a new intelligent traffic control algorithm and cause severe traffic jams.

  7. CSE PhD student Matt Bernhard on the Facebook data breach

    In this video, CSE PhD Student Matt Bernhard weighs in on the matter Facebook data harvesting, such as that done by Cambridge Analytica.

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  8. Can sound be used as a weapon? 4 questions answered

    What happened to people inside the U.S. Embassy in Havana?

  9. Cuba ‘sonic attacks’: A covert accident?

    ‘We’ve demonstrated a scenario in which the harm might have been unintentional.’

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  10. Chat tool simplifies tricky online privacy policies

    Register for an account on just about any website or download an app to your smartphone and you likely will encounter that pesky, “I certify that I’ve read and understand the privacy policy,” check box. “Typically drafted by lawyers, these documents tell you, ‘This the information we’re collecting, this is how we’re processing it, this […]

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