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. 

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

Amrita Center for Cybersecurity Systems and Networks (ACCS) conducted a cybersecurity workshop on January 22, 2020, for Amrita Vidyalayam Pathanamthitta students with the aim to start Cybersecurity clubs and encourage students to take up a career in cybersecurity.

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.