Passwords no more? UAB researchers develop mechanisms that enable users to log in securely without passwords, by Katherine Shonesy, UAB News. Coverage on our Percom’14 and FC’14 papers. Chasing our dream for a “password free” world 🙂
RFIDSec 2014 conference that Dr. Saxena is leading has just announced its list of accepted papers. Exciting program in the making.
SPIES student, Lutfor Rahman, just graduated with an MS degree, and is now taking up a Lead Developer position at Marvin Technology, a Birmingham based IT company. Congratulations and all the best! Now, at least we do not have to worry about him hacking into our brains 🙂
Top conference, accepted as a full paper for oral presentation, acceptance rate 13.7% (98/716). Congratulations to SPIES students Song and Manar.
Gaming the Game: Defeating a Game CAPTCHA with Efficient and Robust Hybrid Attacks. Song Gao, Manar Mohamed, Nitesh Saxena, and Chengcui Zhang. In Security and Forensics Track, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2014.
SPIES researchers had a blast at NDSS/USEC 2014, held last week in San Diego, with 3 papers and 1 distinguished paper award. Plus, lots of drinking 🙂
Awards enable grad students to tackle big ideas, solve real problems , UAB Reporter, Feb 13, 2014
A Three-Way Investigation of a Game-CAPTCHA: Automated Attacks, Relay Attacks and Usability. Manar Mohamed, Niharika Sachdeva, Michael Georgescu, Song Gao, Nitesh Saxena, Chengcui Zhang, Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, Paul C. Van Oorschot and Wei-Bang Chen. In ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (AsiaCCS), June 2014.