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Researchers take control of Siri, Alexa, and Google Home with lasers

The newly discovered microphone vulnerability allows attackers to remotely inject inaudible and invisible commands into voice assistants using light.

Remote attack on temperature sensors threatens safety in incubators and industry

The researchers demonstrated that an adversary could remotely manipulate the temperature sensor measurements without tampering with the targeted system or triggering automatic temperature alarms.

New attack on autonomous vehicle sensors creates fake obstacles

Up to this point, no attacks had been discovered targeting a car’s LiDAR system—but a major new finding from researchers at the University of Michigan has demonstrated what that might look like.

Research responsible for establishing field of medical device security recognized by IEEE

Defibrillator security paper receives Test of Time Award from IEEE Security & Privacy

Teaching science with sound waves

The classes got to learn about cybersecurity, the physics of sound waves, and how to beam music a long distance like a flashlight using ultrasound.

Can sound be used as a weapon? 4 questions answered

What happened to people inside the U.S. Embassy in Havana?

Cuba ‘sonic attacks’: A covert accident?

‘We’ve demonstrated a scenario in which the harm might have been unintentional.’

Kevin Fu Elected IEEE Fellow for Contributions to Embedded and Medical Device Security

Prof. Fu was named an IEEE Fellow, Class of 2018, “for contributions to embedded and medical device security.”

Kevin Fu recognized with Regents’ Award for Distinguished Public Service

Kevin Fu has been recognized for informing policy makers and Congress about issues in computer security.

Timothy Trippel selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Trippel’s research interests lie in embedded systems and IoT security and privacy for the purpose of building safe and reliable autonomous systems.

Sonic cyber attacks show security holes in ubiquitous sensors

Michigan Engineering researchers discuss and demonstrate the sound-based attacks they leveled at the accelerometers found in everyday electronics.

Professor to Congress: ‘Internet of Things security is woefully inadequate’

Michigan Engineering professor Kevin Fu spoke in front of congress on Nov. 16, 2016.

Startup founded by U-M assoc. professor gets NSF grant

Healthcare security company Virta Laboratories, Inc. has received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

Kevin Fu named a top influencer in health information security

He is recognized for raising awareness regarding medical device cybersecurity issues by speaking out about critical concerns.

Prof. Kevin Fu Addresses Technical Debt of Medical Device Security at NAE Symposium

Virta Labs Introduces PowerGuard™

Kevin Fu Named to CRA Computing Community Consortium Council

Kevin Fu Selected for World Economic Forum Young Scientist Award

New Grant: Reducing Computer Viruses in Health Networks

Security Risks Found in Sensors for Heart Devices, Consumer Electronics

Workshop Brings Together Industry and Researchers on Medical Device Security Challenges

Prof. Kevin Fu Named a Federal 100 Award Winner for 2013

New $28M Center Will Develop Computers of 2025

Kevin Fu Testifies on the Security of Smart Cards to Access Medicare and Medicaid Services