December 2019

  1. Two papers are accepted on our security in embedded systems project, at Usenix Security and at NDSS (pending minor revision). Congratulations to Abe and Naif for leading the charge on these two papers.
    • Abraham A. Clements, Eric Gustafson, Tobias Scharnowski, Paul Grosen, David Fritz, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna, Saurabh Bagchi, and Mathias Payer, “HALucinator: Firmware Re-hosting Through Abstraction Layer Emulation,” Accepted to appear at the 29th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Sec), pp. 1–18, 2020. (Acceptance rate: Not known till conference)
    • Naif Saleh Almakhdhub, Abraham A. Clements, Saurabh Bagchi, Mathias Payer, “uRAI: Return Address Integrity for Embedded Systems,” To appear at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), pp. 1–18, 2020. (Acceptance rate: 73/399 = 18.3%)
  2. DCSL awards are given out at the end-of-the-semester function. Award winners are:
    • Group Champ: Heng Zhang. Citation: “For making mobile magic”
    • Best Fresher: Atul Sharma. Citation: “For making ML meaningful”