Archive by category 'Announcements'

HTC (the guys who built the first Android phone for T-Mobile) have released a new Android-based smartphone called Hero. It’s an amazing piece of technology and looks really cute. We’ll be trying to get our hands on this one but only if it’s not SIM-locked. Not likely, since HTC is a...

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Video Lectures Available
May 18th, 2009 By recluze

Video Lectures related to the project Dynamic Behavioral Attestation for Mobile Platforms are now available. You can see the (constantly updated) list of uploaded video lectures here.

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SELinux on FreeRunner
April 27th, 2009 By shazkhan

We have successfully built NSA SELinux for OpenMoko FreeRunner with support for policy 19-23 using kernel-2.6.24. Most of it was cross compilation and understanding of the kernel and userspace infrastructure of SELinux. The policy is now being developed further to suite our solutions in permissive mode....

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Call for papers for IEEE Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust. High-quality papers not under review or previously accepted or published elsewhere are solicited. There will be Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards. Submissions are encouraged as long papers (8-12 pages), short papers (4-5 pages)...

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Trust 2009 Paper
January 8th, 2009 By recluze

The contribution by SERG has been accepted for the technical strand of the International Conference on Technical and Socio-economic Aspects of Trusted Computing (Trust 2009). So, SERG will probably be represented by one of its members at the conference. More on this later after the registration process...

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System Engineering Concepts on Wiki
December 4th, 2008 By shazkhan

The SERG Wiki has been updated with two articles related to the core concepts of software stacks and how window management is used on these stacks. Its a must read to clearly understand how different kinds of software are interconnected and related in a general purpose OS. This is a work in progress...

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BA4WS Paper Available Online
November 17th, 2008 By recluze

Behavioral Attestation for Web Services (BA4WS) presented in Secure Web Services (SWS’08) at the Conference on Computers and Communications Security (CCS’08) is available online. See details here:

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On Android and Java
November 5th, 2008 By recluze

Looking at different discussions regarding about Android, Dalvik, Java, Google and Sun, I came across this excellent article. It discusses the moves by Sun and Google on the Java and Android platforms. Also, take a look at Harmony by Apache. It’s a fork of the Java libraries and as such, should...

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Project orientation for “Dynamic Behavioral Attestation for Mobile Platforms (DBAMP)” by SERG has been scheduled for October 25, 2008 at 11:00 AM (PST). All students/participants are invited to attend the orientation. Agenda for the orientation is: Introduction to SERG’s activities Actors...

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Call for Walk-in Interviews
October 14th, 2008 By recluze

We are pleased to announce that the research and development project titled “Dynamic Behavioral Attestation for Mobile Platforms” by Security Engineering Research Group (SERG) at IMSciences, in collaboration with Dr. Xinwen Zhang at the Samsung Information Systems America (SISA) has been formally...

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