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Could your webcam be spying on you?

December 26, 2013

Stephen Checkoway, Assistant Research Professor and JHUISI graduate student Matthew Brocker have recently published research showing how the webcam indicator light on a laptop can be overridden and the camera accessed to spy on its user.   RELATED LINKS “Research shows how MacBook Webcams can spy on their users without warning,” The Washington Post “Researchers […]

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Avi Rubin

Dr. Avi Rubin Speaks to Congress About HealthCare.gov Security

November 19, 2013

On Tuesday, November 19th, Avi Rubin participated in a Congressional committee meeting to testify about the security of the HealthCare.gov website. More information is available on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s website: Is My Data on Healthcare.gov Secure?.

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CS Student Awards

May 6, 2013

On Monday, May 6, 2013 the Whiting School of Engineering held its annual Convocation Awards Ceremony and Harriet Shriver Rogers Lecture.

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