Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography


  • medicalMedical device hacking
    6 October 2014 – The Standaard interviews Dave Singelee and Eduard Marin Fabregas (both Cosic) on medical device hacking.
  • topJeroen Delvaux wins ChinaCrypt Best Paper Award
    September 2014 – Jeroen Delvaux wins ChinaCrypt Best Paper Award with the paper “Secure Lightweight Entity Authentication with Strong PUFs: Mission Impossible?”
  • sharebuttons2Browser Fingerprinting and the Online-Tracking Arms Race
    7 August 2014- On the cover of IEEE Spectrum you find the above mentioned article of Cosic member Gunes Acar. A study by KU Leuven, COSIC and Princeton university discovered that canvas fingerprinting is being used on a large scale on the web to track users.
  • passwordPasswords are outdated and not suitable for today’s systems
    7 August 2014- Bart Preneel in de Morgen: Passwords are outdated and not suitable for today’s systems. By emphasizing the importance of ‘safe’ passwords, the responsibility for hacks has moved to the users.
  • stijn-meulStijn Meul wins the Vasco master thesis award
    4 July 2014 – Cosic supervized Stijn Meul’s master thesis on Practical Identity-Based Encryption for Online Social Networks. His thesis won a master thesis prize awarded by Vasco.

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