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Read more about Hacking Smartphones Via Apps

UCR researchers have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows and iOS mobile operating systems that could be used to obtain personal information from unsuspecting users. The researchers hacked six popular apps between 82 percent and 92 percent of the time. The security risk results from so many developers creating apps, which end up running on the same shared operating system when they are downloaded to smartphones.

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Read more about UCR is #2 in the Nation According to Washington Monthly

In a ranking that focuses on what universities do to help the nation, UCR and other UC campuses lead the way. “Washington Monthly measures both the academic quality and the social contribution of colleges,” said Steve Brint, vice provost of undergraduate education. “It is gratifying to see that the statistics have confirmed the outstanding record of our campus. People around the country are starting to ask, ‘How does UCR do it?’”

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Other News at UCR Today

Visions of the Future

Jay Kay Klein gift includes thousands of author, fan photos and endowment to support Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Free STEM Workshop for Teachers

Registration is now open for teachers in the Inland Empire who want to participate in the STEP Conference on October 15. Pam Clute is the facilitator.

When Service Can Be a Bad Thing

Women in academia are asked to serve on too many university committees, which can take time away from research.

UCR Makes List of Most LGBT-Friendly

Annual ranking from Campus Pride includes 50 schools that are leaders in LGBT-inclusive policies, programs and practices.

Los Vendidos by Luis Valdez

A staged reading of the one-act play
Thursday, September 11
7–9 p.m.
Culver Center of the Arts

Men's Soccer v. CSU Bakersfield

Thursday, September 11
7–9 p.m.
UC Riverside Soccer Stadium

Panorama Photography

Online Course
Sept. 22–Oct. 24
UC Riverside Extension Center

UCR Today

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