WIRED reports on flaws in Under Armour’s password hashing function on MyFitnessPal. CS/JHUISI’s Matthew Green is quoted.
The Baltimore Sun reports on data breaches at CareFirst and Under Armour. JHUISI’s Joseph Carrigan is quoted.
Thirty-eight teams from 26 universities in 14 states competed in the sixth annual Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge. Sponsored by the Atlantic Council and MITRE Corporation, the competition is designed to offer students in diverse academic disciplines the opportunity to engage in a policy exercise in cyber conflict. Students are confronted with a cyber policy challenge and must respond with […]
Senior Mechanical Engineering (ME) students have developed an authentication and authorization system that will be used to grant or deny access to machinery in the Whiting School’s machine shop. In order to use a machine in the machine shop, a person must have been trained on that machine and have a budget to which machine […]
WIRED reports that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol hasn’t been verifying the digital signatures on e-Passports.
CNBC reports on the mystery surrounding Satoshi Nakamoto—the pseudonym for the creator of the bitcoin cryptocurrency. Matthew Green, assistant professor of computer science and member of the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, is quoted.
The bug affects the ubiquitous WPA2 protocol that protects users by encrypting information that passes over wireless Internet networks—including passwords or financial or personal information.
Los Angeles Times reports on a recently uncovered flaw in a common Wi-Fi encryption standard that could leave home and corporate Wi-Fi networks exposed to hackers. Matthew Green, assistant professor of computer science, and Avi Rubin, professor of computer science, are quoted. Read more at Los Angeles Times.