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UA team developing software to prevent cyber attacks

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Hacking into servers and stealing personal information seems to be getting easier by the day.

"We feel attacks are being launched very fast and humans managing the attack detection and protection, it's just not feasible anymore," said Salim Hariri, a professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona.

Hariri has developed technology where the computer could immediately detect a security breach and stop the hack in progress, before a person is even aware something is wrong.

"We create what we call user, cyber DNA," said Hariri. "If anybody accessed your account, that behavior would be different from your cyber DNA." Read More