Carnegie Mellon University News, Articles and Updates

Pulse Secure VPN vulnerability can allow MITM attacks

The Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University (KB CERT) posted an advisory warning stating the Pulse Secure VPN Linux graphic user interface (GUI) fails to validate SSL certificates.

Facial recognition fooling glasses could subvert TSA security

Researchers at the US' Carnegie Mellon University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill developed a technique to fool facial recognition algorithms including those used at airports.

GM recalls millions of vehicles over software fault

General Motors has issued a recall for millions of Buicks, Cadillacs and Chevrolets because of a software fault that could cause serious injury to passengers

Tor alleges FBI paid Carnegie Mellon US $1M to hack hidden services

The Tor project alleged that the FBI paid Carnegie Mellon University researchers to attack Tor hidden services last year.