Archive for the ‘DARPA’ Category

Resistance is futile: DARPA’s competition to automate security

August 5th, 2016

The much-anticipated DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge has taken place at DEF CON

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DARPA Challenges Hackers to Create Automated Hacking System — WIN $2 Million

July 14th, 2016

Why we can’t detect all security loopholes and patch them before hackers exploit them?

Because… we know that humans are too slow at finding and fixing security bugs, which is why vulnerabilities like Heartbleed, POODLE and GHOST remained undetected for decades and rendered almost half of the Internet vulnerable to theft by the time patches were rolled out.

Now to solve this hurdle, DARPA

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DARPA Invites Geeks to Convert Everyday Objects into Deadly Weapons

March 17th, 2016

Do you know that your daily household items can be turned into deadly weapons?

Yes, it’s possible to convert some of your everyday household appliances into explosives, weapons or surveillance devices.

DARPA – the agency which does research in various fields for improving the US Military and US Department of Defense capabilities – had announced a new project dubbed “Improv” to transform

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DARPA sets its sights on image manipulation

October 23rd, 2015

DARPA wants a platform that can detect image manipulation. Think forged Iranian missile launches or uses of body parts as trays.

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Help wanted: someone to hack cars for Canada defense research arm

October 12th, 2015

If you’re a hacker highly skilled at finding exploits in connected cars, here’s a job for you – hacking cars for the Canadian military.

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This Computer Chip Self-Destructs in 10 Seconds (On Command) to keep Secrets Safe

September 16th, 2015

The Secret Messages are often designed to be destroyed without a trace.

In Spy thriller movie “Mission Impossible”, every time Tom Cruise receives a secret message, the last words state – “This Tape message will self-destruct in 5 seconds”…and BOOM!

There’s a sudden explosion, and smoke comes out of the device; containing sensitive information few seconds ago.

This Self-destructing

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DARPA’s plan to make software security “the domain of machines”

March 30th, 2015

Bugs like Heartbleed and Shellshock can sit unobserved in critically important software for years. The answer, according to DARPA, is intelligent software that fixes buggy programs while we sleep.

Is it time to welcome our new robot guardians?

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US Government builds “Memex Deep Web Search Engine” to Track Criminals

February 10th, 2015

A year ago, the U.S. government’s Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced a project to create a powerful new search engine that could find things on the deep web that isn’t indexed by Google and other commercial search engines.
The project, dubbed Memex Deep Web Search Engine , is well underway, and for the first time on Sunday night, we got an early look at Memex search engine

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