Recent attacks on Cyber-Physical Systems

These two dissimilar paradigms - cloud and edge-based computing - act similarly under conventional use cases, but become fundamentally different when considering safety-critical CPSs operating in dynamic and uncertain conditions. For example, attacks on self-driving cars may inflict harm to their users and thus have received a lot of attention recently. The glaring examples are overtaking control of a moving vehicles and hacking industrial robots, where various vulnerabilities may be exploited to hijack remote access to the capable factory equipment. The potential consequences may include inserting hidden defects inside the CPSs, provoking their malfunctions, or making them harmful for the nearby human.

Including whole set of instructions to replicate this attack on most of CAN-operating vehicles. The possible threats include ``dangerous effects, such as inserting defects in the products, or making the robot harmful to nearby humans or to itself.

Device-to-Device Communications - Project website

Dear Visitors,

We have a pleasure to inform you about the launch of our Project Website for Device-to-Device
Communications status!

Here we have a list of most recent publications and activity reports!

Our research aims to develop platform solutions for meaningful security, privacy, and trust constructs in these new types of social D2D-based applications. The project is built around collaboration between several groups at Tampere University of Technology:WINTER research group at Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering, and the groups of Social Technologies and Tommi Mikkonen's group at the Department of Pervasive Computing, as well as Brno University of Technology in Czech Republic and Intel Finland.

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IX International Workshop “Applied Problems in Theory of Probabilities and Mathematical Statistics related to modeling of information systems” APTP+MS’2015

APTP+MS’2015 is conducted jointly by the Federal Research Center “Computer Science and Control” of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Tampere University of Technology, Peoples'’ Friendship University of Russia and Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. The Workshop will take place on August 10-13 in Tampere, Finland.

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LTE-Assisted WiFi-Direct: A unique trial of network-assisted D2D technology

As the dust around 5G communications technology settles, it becomes clear that it will be a synergistic integration of diverse techniques and solutions, rather than one killer technology, with the goal to dramatically improve the performance of next-generation wireless networks. In this space, network-assisted device-to-device (D2D) infrastructure is seriously considered now as part of future 5G ecosystem, due to its capability to offload expensive cellular bands, as well as owing to next-generation applications and services that it enables, thus leading to new market opportunities. In particular, LTE-assisted WiFi-Direct is a promising technology that creates unprecedented benefits, for both operator and end user, at the stages of device/service discovery, connection establishment, and service continuity. Correspondingly, cellular network may automate pairing of proximate devices, maintain their security, and improve the battery lifetime of D2D peers sharing their desired content. Continue reading