Amrita amFOSS and Team bi0s Students Selected for GSoC 2020

Ten of our Amritapuri campus B.Tech students, who are part of the amFOSS and bi0s club, have been selected for Google Summer of Code 2020. Ashwin R (Mifos Initiative) Mayukh Deb (INCF) Sashmita Raghav (KDE) Shashank Priyadarshi (Mifos Initiative) Aditya Vardhan P (NetBSD) Shivangi Singh (Mifos Initiative) Suraj K Suresh (ReactOS) Yash Khare (Mifos Initiative) Ayushi Sharma (NetBSD) and Venu Vardhan Reddy Tekula (CHAOSS).

Amrita amFOSS Open Talks 2020 - “The Tea Selling Couple”

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, saw the first edition of amFOSS Open Talks, an invited talk series organized by Amrita’s amFOSS on February 15, 2020. For the first edition, Mr. Vijayan and Mrs. Mohana, popularly known as the "Tea Selling Couple" were invited to give a talk at the campus. 

Amrita amFOSS Student Delivers Talk at FOSDEM 2020, Brussels

Amrita amFOSS member Akhil K. Gangadharan, a B.Tech. student pursuing Computer Science Engineering at the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, delivered a talk at FOSDEM 2020 titled “Rendering QML to Make Videos in Kdenlive” in the Open Media developer room on February 3, 2020. 

Amrita Team bi0s Member Discovers Security Bug in QEMU

Vishnu Dev T. J., a third-year security enthusiast, from team bi0s, the academic ethical hacking team of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, discovered a security bug in QEMU which can be triggered by sending specially crafted network packet and can lead to fatal full system compromise.

Amrita Cyber Security Center Conducts Training for Amrita Vidyalayam (Davangere) Students

Amrita Center for Cybersecurity Systems and Networks (ACCS) conducted a cybersecurity workshop on January 27, 2020, for Amrita Vidyalayam Davangere students with the aim to start Cybersecurity clubs and encourage students to take up a career in cybersecurity.