The ACSL lab team won the First Prize in Bluefield Chip Hackathon, held at the Tel Aviv offices of Mellanox Technologies by developing an AI system with efficient access to remote GPU through SmartNIC.
Congratulations to the team: Maroun Tork, Lior Zeno, Meni Orenbach, Pavel Lifshits, and Shai Bergman.
Marina Minkin and Pavel Lifshits won the 1st and 3rd prizes of Applied Research Competition in Cyber Security Awareness Worldwide (CSAW ’18).
First place: Marina Minkin – Foreshadow attacks on Intel CPUs.
Third place: Pavel Lifshits – The battery attacks on mobile phones.
CSAW (Cyber Security Awareness Worldwide) is the largest cyber security event in the world, taking place simultaneously in several places around the world.
Foreshadow is a speculative execution attack on Intel processors which allows an attacker to steal sensitive information stored inside personal computers or third party clouds.
This attack was covered by many news outlets, including Wired, ArsTechnica, The Register and BBC news.
“Power-to-peep-all” attack on mobile phones via malicious batteries by Pavel Lifshits was published at the PET conference and was covered by several news websites