Researchers build Security Browser codenamed "Opus Palladianum"

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign build a new browser from scratch to help keep hackers at bay.Convinced that all modern Web browsers suffer from "fundamental design flaws" that expose users to nonstop hacker attacks, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are building a new browser from scratch, with security as […]

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign build a new browser from scratch to help keep hackers at bay.

Convinced that all modern Web browsers suffer from "fundamental design flaws" that expose users to nonstop hacker attacks, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are building a new browser from scratch, with security as the killer feature.

The project, code-named OP (for Opus Palladianum) as a tribute to the Mosaic browser, is the brainchild of Samuel King, an assistant professor in the computer science department at UIUC and a renowned security expert, who pioneered research around virtual machine rootkits while an intern at Microsoft.

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