The much-anticipated DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge has taken place at DEF CON
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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 wants a platform that can detect image manipulation. Think forged Iranian missile launches or uses of body parts as trays.
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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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?
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