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GUC alumni honored in ACM conference on Human Factors in computing systems, CHI 2017

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Thursday, June 08, 2017

GUC alumni of computer Science major receive one of the highest honors in ACM conference on Human Factors in computing systems, CHI 2017, Denver Colorado USA, that took place from 6th May 2017 to 11th May 2017. German University in Cairo Graduates Yomna Abdelrahman 10’s and Mohamed Khamis 11’s impressed the world with their research on the use of thermal camera in breaching mobile security.

Yomna Abdelrahman joined Stuttgart University to pursue her Master degree on thermal cameras. Mohamed Khamis joined University of Munich to get a Master degree in IT security. Both of them presented a joined research entitled “Stay Cool! Understanding Thermal Attacks on Mobile-based User Authentication “ Co-authored Stefan Schneegaas, a researcher from Stuttgart university and Florian Alt, a researcher from university of Munich. The research presented showed a new twist in using thermal camera phones in security threats.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IvuxWaMcSY