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This computer scientist beats hackers at their own game

Fatemah Alharbi discovered a serious security flaw, earning thanks from Apple
By Holly Ober | | Students, Science / Technology

Seeing through food and drug fakes and frauds

“Chronoprints” can identify a sample from a video taken as it reacts to disturbance
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Machines whisper our secrets

Spies can learn what a machine is making from the sounds it makes
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Does the presence of colleges and hospitals increase home prices?

The institution’s size and the ZIP code’s population can have positive and negative effects
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

UC Riverside receives $4.5 million for engineering graduate education

Five GAANN Awards from the U.S. Department of Education will support 90 engineering graduate students
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

New attacks on graphics processors endanger user privacy

Hackers can use the graphics processing unit to spy on web activity, steal passwords, and break into cloud-based applications
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

New security flaw discovered in Wi-Fi routers

Hackers can use your wireless router to extract information, and there’s not much you can do to stop them
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Fake news can’t fool new algorithm

An algorithm that can already detect fake news stories with 75 percent accuracy gets a boost from Snap Research
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

New Spectre cyberthreat evades patches

New speculative execution attack launches from a computer’s return stack buffer, not the branch predictor
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Pest-monitoring device enters into field trials

The technology invented by engineers at UC Riverside could reduce pesticide use and crop loss
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

University of California and Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers receive $3.6M to secure smart campuses

The project, co-led by UC Riverside and UCLA, will develop a holistic framework to enhance the security, privacy, and safety of campus operation
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside research will help protect military software from hackers

Outdated military software and hardware is vulnerable to attack
By Richard Chang | | Science / Technology
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