Tandon in the News

‘Chaff Bug’ Defense Rolls Out Shiny Objects for Attackers to Find

Camouflage and distraction have long been hallmarks of warfare, and it’s no different when it comes to the cyber-front. A group of researchers from New York University [Tandon School of Engineering] are taking the idea further than it’s gone before with the idea of introducing decoy bugs into code – ultimately non-exploitable vulnerabilities that can attract attacker interest and waste their time, thus eating up their resources.