webinos IOT days report

On the 23rd of July 2013, the webinos consortium organised a free one-day event with the title “Internet of things Mash-up Day” at the University of Oxford. The scope of the event was to brief attendees on state-of-the-art Internet of Things and Machine to...

WASH workshop report

Last Thursday we held the first ever workshop on Web Applications and Secure Hardware. The idea of the workshop was to bring together researchers and engineers who were interested in how to make use of hardware security devices from the web and discuss the challenges...

Workshop on Web Applications and Secure Hardware

Making use of hardware security mechanisms in webinos is something we have been interested in from the very start of the project. Indeed, we had high hopes to use the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) to enable some applications to attest their integrity to third parties,...

Reflections on nodejs malware

A few months ago I wrote a short blog post about nodejs, the technology webinos is based on, and it’s module system NPM. I questioned why, considering how lucrative it might be for a malware writer, was there no malicious software listed in the NPM repository?...