05/30/2008 - 5:46am It took only five minutes for Karthik Pattabiraman's new error-detection system to locate a potentially catastrophic error in an aircraft collision avoidance program. But when he tried to find the same error using a standard fault-injection system, it didn't show up at all.
05/30/2008 - 5:46am A group of computer science researchers associated with the Information Trust Institute have won Best Student Paper honors at the 2008 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy for their paper entitled "Cloaker: Hardware Supported Rootkit Concealment."
National Security Agency Declares UIUC a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research05/15/2008 - 5:46am The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has announced that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the inaugural recipients of their newly created National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) designation.
03/04/2008 - 4:46am When a hiker is lost in difficult terrain, a family's car becomes trapped off-road in deep snow, or a natural disaster strikes, how do rescuers begin to search for the victims? With increasing frequency, robots and other unmanned vehicles are playing a role, especially where conditions would put human rescuers in danger.