Amrita to Organize 10th Edition of the Cybersecurity Contest Amrita InCTF

Amrita Center for Cybersecurity Systems and Networks, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham will organize 10th edition of the cybersecurity contest Amrita InCTF for working professionals and college students and Amrita InCTF Junior for school students between December 24-31, 2019.

RAMpage Attack Unlikely to Pose Real-World Risk Says Security Researchers from Amrita and other Universities

A group of security researchers from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, University of Amsterdam, UC Santa Barbara, TU Wien, EURECOM, and IBM have discovered a critical vulnerability in every Android smartphone since 2012. Dubbed RAMpage by researchers, the vulnerability (CVE-2018-9442) is a variant of the previously known Rowhammer attack. The RAMpage vulnerability exists in memory cards due to a hardware bug. It works in such a way that once exploited, attackers can gain complete administrative control of the target Android device including smartphones and tablets. They can then steal sensitive content including passwords stored in the browser, personal photos, documents, instant messages, and emails.

Amrita TBI Holds Startup Hub Event at Kochi

Amrita's Technology Business Incubator (TBI), which was in partnership with Government of India’s policy think tank, NITI Aayog, will hold its first Startup Hub event at the Amrita University, Kochi campus on 23rd September 2017. “The Startup Hub will bring together enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, idea seekers, venture capitalists and angel investors on a common platform. It will allow budding entrepreneurs and students to get first-hand information from experts, take their startup idea to the next level and offer them a plethora of business opportunities. The event is a part of Amrita TBI’s workshop series which exposes entrepreneurs to some of the most successful business professionals and their intriguing insights”, said Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, Director, TBI, Amrita.

Amrita's TBI Holds Startup Hub Event at Kochi Campus

Amrita's Technology Business Incubator (TBI), which was in partnership with Government of India’s policy think tank, NITI Aayog, will hold its first Startup Hub event at the Amrita, Kochi campus on 23rd September 2017. “The Startup Hub will bring together enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, idea seekers, venture capitalists and angel investors on a common platform. It will allow budding entrepreneurs and students to get first-hand information from experts, take their startup idea to the next level and offer them a plethora of business opportunities. The event is a part of Amrita TBI’s workshop series which exposes entrepreneurs to some of the most successful business professionals and their intriguing insights”, said Dr. Krishnashree Achuthan, Director, TBI, Amrita.