Johns Hopkins University’s annual celebration of engineers’ contributions to society begins today and runs through Friday, Feb. 23 on the Homewood campus.
Anton Dahbura’s work in baseball analytics and the difficulty of gaining acceptance for sabermetrics in the Mexican baseball system is profiled in The New York Times.
Wired reports on a security flaw in WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption that puts group chats at risk of infiltration. Matthew Green comments.
The Washington Post reports on Meltdown and Spectre, newly discovered types of security flaws. Avi Rubin, professor of computer science, comments.
Over the past year, bitcoin has soared in value, reaching exchange rates as high as $19,000 per coin. But what is it, and how are people getting rich off this technology?
Gerald Masson was founder of JHU’s Information Security Institute and founding chair of the Department of Computer Science
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.
Wired reports on a recently discovered flaw in WPA2’s cryptographic protocols. Matthew Green, assistant professor of computer science and member of the Johns Hopkins University Information security Institute, is quoted.