Georgia Tech Cybersecurity News Archive

Fall 2017

Cyberattacks Detailed Minute-by-Minute with RAIN Monitoring System
Engineering & Technology
October 31, 2017

Are You Sure About That Link?
ZDNet
October 31, 2017

“Combosquatting” Attack Hides in Plain Sight to Trick Computer Users
Georgia Tech News Center
October 30, 2017

“Instant Replay” for Computer Systems Shows Cyber Attack Details
Georgia Tech News Center
October 30, 2017

Romero-Gomez Wins IEEE 2017 Best Paper Award
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
October 27, 2017

Q&A with Dr. Ling Liu: IEEE Big Data Podcast, Episode 8
IEEE Big Data Podcast
October 26, 2017

New IC Associate Professor Thomas Ploetz Finds Purpose in Machine Learning Research
College of Computing
October 25, 2017

Embracing the Hackathon in Higher Education
Huffington Post
October 23, 2017

The Next Frontier in Cybersecurity
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
October 23, 2017

USPS Informed Delivery Is a Stalker's Dream
Krebs On Security
October 17, 2017

Grijalva Named to NIST Advisory Committee
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
October 12, 2017

SCS Students Kick-Off Cybersecurity Demo Day
School of Computer Science
October 6, 2017

Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit Declares 2017 a Turning Point for Attribution
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
October 1, 2017

Equifax Data Breach Stirs Consumer Fears, Experts Say Protect Yourself
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 29, 2017

State of Women In Computer Science
Tech Republic
September 27, 2017

White Hats, Black Hats and Gray Matter
Georgia Tech News Center
September 25, 2017

Cisco Grant Supports Security Research to Combat Malware
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
September 24, 2017

Researchers to Deter Financial Market Manipulation
School of Interactive Computing
September 18, 2017

How to Fix Identity-Theft Issues Posed by the Equifax Hack
The New York Times and Associated Press
September 11, 2017

Orso Awarded for Impact on Software Testing
School of Computer Science
September 7, 2017

Who’s Behind all the Scam Calls? Georgia Tech Alum Shares Research Findings in Telephony Fraud Detection
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
September 6, 2017

Michael Farrell Named New Co-Director of IISP
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
September 1, 2017

Georgia Tech Awarded $12M National Science Foundation Grant to Protect Machine Learning-based Systems from Malicious Attacks
School of Computational Science & Engineering
August 31, 2017

GT Computing Welcomes New Faculty to Its Ranks
College of Computing
August 31, 2017

Two Ph.D. Students Receive Funding from the IISP Cybersecurity Fellowship Program for Fall ’17
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
August 30, 2017

Five New Faculty Join CSE
School of Computational Science & Engineering
August 29, 2017

Georgia Tech Researchers Show SGX Isn’t as Secure as It Seems
School of Computer Science
August 28, 2017

ECE Welcomes Three New Faculty Members
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
August 24, 2017

Print No Evil: Three-layer Technique Helps Secure Additive Manufacturing
Georgia Tech News Center
August 20, 2017

 

Summer 2017

Georgia Tech at USENIX Security 2017
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
August 16, 2017

Who Is Marcus Hutchins?
International Business Times
Aug. 4, 2017

Should the Leading Online Tech Companies Be Regulated as Public Utilities?
Lawfare
Aug. 2, 2017

Young Female Coders Get Strong Support for Facing Tough Culture
San Francisco Chronicle
July 24, 2017

Antivirus for Android Has a Long, Long Way to Go
Wired Magazine
July 22, 2017

'AVPass' Sneaks Malware Past Android AV Apps
Dark Reading
July 19, 2017

Georgia Tech's Steve Cross Discusses State of American Science
Metro Atlanta CEO
July 14, 2017

Smart Cities: Innovative Approaches..."
Research Horizons Magazine
June 28, 2017

Google Takes Two Steps to Protect User Privacy
Los Angeles Times
June 23, 2017

Kimberly-Clark Continues Commitment to Innovation by Joining Georgia Tech’s Internet-of-Things Research Center
HubGA
June 19, 2017

Fraudscope Raises $1.5M Seed Round to Tackle $270B Fraud in U.S. Healthcare Market
Hypepotamus
June 13, 2017

Malware Discovered that Could Threaten Electrical Grid
USA Today
June 12, 2017

Atlanta Named One of America's "Tech 25"
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 12, 2017

Closer Look: Georgia's Voting Machines
WABE 90.1fm - NPR Atlanta
June 9, 2017

Georgia Tech Moves to Top 8% in QS World University Rankings
Georgia Tech News Center
June 6, 2017

Newly Discovered Android Exploit 'Cloak & Dagger' Lets Hackers Hide Malicious Activity
Newsweek
May 30, 2017

Cloak & Dagger Exploits Android Accessibility, Overlay Features
SlashGear
May 26, 2017

Android Overlay and Accessibility Features Leave Millions At Risk
Threatpost
May 24, 2017

Cloak & Dagger Android Vulnerability is Supremely Dangerous
InfoSecurity Magazine
May 24, 2017

Malware Network Communication Provides Better Early Warning Signal
Threatpost
May 24, 2017

Cloak & Dagger Attacks Could Be the Biggest Security Threat Facing Android
International Business Times
May 23, 2017

Why Cross-Border Government Requests for Data Will Keep Becoming More Important
LawfareBlog
May 23, 2017

Experts Warn of Cloak & Dagger Android Attack
Daily Mail
May 22, 2017

Push to Let Companies 'Hack Back' After WannaCry (subscription required)
Financial Times (UK)
May 22, 2017

Combination of Features Produces New Android Vulnerability
Georgia Tech News Center
May 22, 2017

Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection
Georgia Tech News Center
May 22, 2017

WannaCry Update: Microsoft Pushes a 'Geneva Convention' to Thwart Cyberattacks
IEEE Spectrum
May 16, 2017

Is Your Child's Toy Spying on You?
WSB-TV Atlanta
May 15, 2017

CS, ECE Team Take 2nd Prize in IEEE Security Demo Competition
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
May 9, 2017

Information Security Degree Expands Across Three Colleges
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
May 8, 2017

 

Spring 2017

Georgia Tech Grads Make Up a Chunk of Silicon Valley Employees
Atlanta Journal Constitution
May 1, 2017

A Bipartisan Approach to Cyber
Georgia Tech News Center
May 1, 2017

Amazon's 'Echo Look' Could Snoop A Lot More Than Just Your Clothes
Wired
Apr. 28, 2017

Why CISOs Should Care About Developments in the EU
National Technology Security Coalition
Apr. 18, 2017

Method for Detecting Malware with Electromagnetic Emanations Wins $5,000
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
Apr. 17, 2017

What It Takes to Be a Security Consultant
Network World
Apr. 17, 2017

Georgia Tech Finds Subtle Linux Vulnerability
Electronics Weekly
Apr. 10, 2017

Congress Let Internet Providers 'Spy on' Your Underwear Purchases, Advocacy Group Says
Politifact
Mar. 30, 2017

Kerpen: What the FCC Privacy Rule is Really All About
TheCabin.net
Mar. 30, 2017

Georgia Tech Researchers Form Cybersecurity Company
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Mar. 30, 2017

Honeywell Joins Georgia Tech Internet-of-Things Research Center
Georgia Tech News Center
Mar. 22, 2017

Antonakakis to Speak at CableLabs IoT Security Panel
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Mar. 17, 2017

Georgia Tech Students Sweep NSA Hacking Contest
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
Mar. 15, 2017

Technology Experts Letter to Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp
Verified Voting Blog
March 15, 2017

Raheem Beyah: Ransomware for Industrial Control Systems -- the Next Frontier?
National Technology Security Council
Mar. 9, 2017

Once Overlooked, Uninitialized-Use 'Bugs' May Facilitate Hacker Attacks
Homeland Security News Wire
Mar. 7, 2017

Dealing with Advanced Persistent Threats
Digital Guardian
Mar. 7, 2017

Wikileaks Release Notwithstanding, the CIA Isn't Hacking -- or Helping -- You
USA Today
Mar. 7, 2017

Remembering Howard Schmidt: 1949-2017
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
Mar. 7, 2017

Holly Dragoo: Designation Critical Infrastructure: What it Does and Doesn't Mean for States
National Technology Security Council
Mar. 3, 2017

A Qualified SPOC Approach for India and Mutual Legal Assistance
Lawfare
Mar. 2, 2017

Once Overlooked Uninitialized Use 'Bugs' May Provide Portal for Hacker Attacks
College of Computing
Mar. 1, 2017

NDSS '17: Georgia Tech Brings Five Research Discoveries
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
Feb. 27, 2017

Michael Farrell: Attribution and its Role in Deterrence
National Technology Security Council
Feb. 15, 2017

RSA Conference: New Ransomware Could Poison Your Town's Water Supply If You Don't Pay Up
TechRepublic
Feb. 14, 2017

Simulated Ransomware Attack Shows Vulnerability of Industrial Controls
Georgia Tech News Center
Feb. 13, 2017

Three Georgia Tech Students Chosen as Scholars for the RSA Security Conference
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
Feb. 8, 2017

Fighting Fake News Isn't Just Up to Facebook and Google
Associated Press for Denver Post, The New York Times and others
Feb. 6, 2016

Trick of Tweet: Data Tool Pinpoints Words Seen as Credible
Scientific American
Feb. 3, 2017

U.S. Businesses Need to Prepare Now to Align with EU Privacy Law
National Technology Security Council
Jan. 31, 2016

Georgia Tech IoT Center Continues to Grow, Make Global Impact
IoT Evolution World
Jan. 30, 2017

New Way to Identify Credible Tweets May Combat Fake News
The Financial Express
Jan. 28, 2017

Internet of Things Center Continues to Grow, Make Global Impact
Georgia Tech News Center
Jan. 27, 2017

Finding Credibility Clues on Twitter
Georgia Tech News Center
Jan. 26, 2017

Success in Cybersecurity: Beyah Named as Emerging Scholar
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Jan. 25, 2017

Georgia Tech Launches World Class Incubator
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Jan. 12, 2017

Zajic Receives NSF CAREER Award
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Jan. 6, 2017

 

Fall 2016

2016: The Year that IoT Broke the Internet
Cyberscoop
Dec. 28, 2016

Facebook's Secretive Hardware Team Signs Rapid Collaboration Deal with 17 Universities
Tech Crunch
Dec. 21, 2016

Beyah, Liao Place Third at Cyber Security Awareness Week Applied Research Competition
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
December 5, 2016

President's Cybersecurity Commission Releases Report
Georgia Tech News Center
Dec. 2, 2016

Georgia Tech Lands $17M Cybersecurity Research Grant
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Dec. 19, 2016

Explaining the Report: Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
WABE-FM (NPR Atlanta)
Dec. 19, 2016

Faculty Profile: Taesoo Kim
Georgia Tech College of Computing
Dec. 15, 2016

Groundbreaking at Tech Square Kicks Off Years of Construction for Coda
Curbed Atlanta
Dec. 14, 2016

The New Ph.D.s
Inside Higher Ed
Dec. 9, 2016

Which Universities Have the Best Coders in the World?
Hacker Rank
Dec. 7, 2016

President's Cybersecurity Commission Releases Report
Georgia Tech News Center
Dec. 2, 2016

Georgia Tech Gets $17 Million Defense Deal for Cyberattack Attribution
Dark Reading
Nov. 30, 2016

2016's States Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft & Fraud
Wallet Hub
Nov. 30, 2016

$17 Million Contract Will Help Establish Science of Cyber Attribution
Georgia Tech News Center
Nov. 29, 2016

Gostin Named 2016 Women in Technology "Woman of the Year"
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Nov. 11, 2016

Study Finds Malware Lurking in Amazon, Google and Groupon cloud services
SC Media
Nov. 10, 2016

A Storm is Brewing: The Trouble of Malware in the Cloud
Now How Stuff Works
Nov. 2, 2016

What is Internet Governance?
Slate
Nov. 1, 2016

Georgia Tech Launches New Research on the Security of Machine-Learning Systems
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
Oct. 31, 2016

Atlanta Start-Up Battle Crowns Inaugural Winner
Hypepotamus
Oct. 28, 2016

Internet Transition Shows Need for Education Effort, Strickling Says
Bloomberg BNA
Oct. 26, 2016

Georgia Tech Brings Cybersecurity Findings to CCS '16
Institute for Information Security & Privacy
Oct. 24, 2016

Study Finds 'Lurking Malice' in Cloud Hosting Services
Georgia Tech Research Horizons
Oct. 19, 2016

Lurking Malice Found in Cloud Hosting Services
Homeland Security News Wire
Oct. 19, 2016

Georgia Tech: 'Privacy and Technology on a Collision Course'
Atlanta Tech Edge, WXIA-TV
Oct. 17, 2016

Tech Releases Annual Cybersecurity Report
Technique
Oct. 14, 2016

Georgia Tech Report: Privacy and technology are on a collision course
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Oct. 10, 2016

Professors Lead Cybersecurity Course in Costa Rica
Georgia Tech College of Computing
Oct. 10, 2016

DOJ Awards $6.3M to Support Law Enforcement Communities
American Security Today
Oct. 9, 2016

How Trump's Internet Policy Could Benefit Russia
The Ledger
Sept. 23, 2016

Experts from Georgia Tech Train Costa Ricans in Cybersecurity
CINDE - Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency
Sept. 22, 2016

Cruz's Claim that ICANN Transition Will Empower Foes to Censor the Internet
The Washington Post
Sept. 21, 2016

Taking a multi-faceted Approach to Cybersecurity
Baseline Magazine
Sept. 20, 2016

Don't Believe Claims that the U.S. is Giving Away the Internet
MIT Technology Review
Sept. 20, 2016

How a College Student Got 15 Million Miles by Hacking United Airlines
Fortune
Sept. 20, 2016

France-Atlanta Launches Its 7th Program in October
Global Atlanta
Sept. 20, 2016

Attacks Increase Atlanta's Demand for Cybersecurity Experts
WABE-FM (NPR Atlanta)
Sept. 19, 2016

Did the Patriot Act Change U.S. Attitudes on Surveillance?
NBC News
Sept. 8, 2016

Institute for Information Security & Privacy Completes First Year
Campus News
Aug. 22, 2016

Spring 2016

Georgia Tech to Dismantle Pervasive Cyberattacks in 10 Seconds or Less
Georgia Tech News Release
May 3, 2016

PhD Student Wins Funding at Inaugural Demo Day Finale
11Alive - WXIA-TV (NBC Atlanta)
Apr. 14, 2016

Raheem Beyah Named Motorola Foundation Professor
Georgia Tech News Release
Apr. 14, 2016

Obama Names Antón to Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
Georgia Tech News Release
Apr. 13, 2016

FBI Offers iPhone Aid to Local Law Enforcement
San Francisco Chronicle
Apr. 4, 2016

Students to Show Venture Capitalists Their Best Work
Georgia Tech News Release
Mar. 29, 2016

Device Fingerprints Could Help Protect Power Grid,  Other Industrial Systems
Georgia Tech News Release
Feb. 29, 2016

AAU: Helping Safeguard the Connected World
American Association of Universities
Feb. 24, 2016

Georgia Tech Discovers How Mobile Ads Leak Info
Georgia Tech News Release
Feb. 22, 2016

Why Apple's Fight with FBI Matters
Georgia Tech Amplifier
Feb. 18, 2016

How Should Apple Balance Privacy & National Security?
NPR Here & Now
Feb. 17, 2016

Statement Regarding White House National Cybersecurity Action Plan
Georgia Tech News Release
Feb. 10, 2016

Next Billion People Online Will Get Odd Versions of the Internet
New Scientist
Feb. 3, 2016

New Privacy Deal Between US and Europe Reached
The Washington Post
Feb. 2, 2016

Peter Swire to Debate European Privacy Activist Max Schrems
The Digital Download
Jan. 11, 2015