Computer Science and Engineering

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Beware of malicious files called Trojans that could give hackers access to your computer webcam without your knowledge.

A vaccinated person using the digital health passport app on their mobile phone.

UNSW legal and software engineering experts look at the implications of vaccine passports and the impact on people’s liberty and safety.

Big tech apps on mobile phone

New research shows that the variety of online players is shrinking rapidly, although the overall size of the worldwide web continues to expand and functional and geographic opportunities are rising.

Visualisation of digital verification

New blockchain architecture out of UNSW Engineering allows secure sharing and verification of credentials that has multiple real-world applications.

Man on the computer

The dark web is perceived as the underbelly of the internet world but it’s not all as negative as it may seem, says UNSW computer security expert.

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A team of Australian roboticists, who smashed their way to victory at the RoboCup world soccer championship in China for a seond year running, return home on Monday and will be holding a media conference at UNSW.

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Like their human counterparts in the recent football World Cup, Germany will be the team to beat at the RoboCup Championships in Brazil. VIDEO

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A team of soccer-playing robots programmed by UNSW engineering students has placed fourth in the 2013 RoboCup competition in the Netherlands.

Computergames inside

Australian computer game designers have taken on the rest of the world in a 48-hour, non-stop contest co-organised in Sydney by UNSW.

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Computer researchers at UNSW and NICTA have achieved a breakthrough in software which will deliver significant increases in security and reliability.

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