[FoRK] Fwd: Sandia Lab Fires Up 300, 000 Virtual Android Devices To Test Out Security

Joseph S. Barrera III j3 at barrera.org
Tue Oct 2 16:33:50 PDT 2012


This could be fun :-) and maybe even useful?

- Joe

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: 	Sandia Lab Fires Up 300,000 Virtual Android Devices To Test 
Out Security
Date: 	Tue, 2 Oct 2012 16:30:15 -0700 (PDT)
From: 	slashnews at pestonia.com
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Link: http://slashdot.org/story/12/10/02/222227/sandia-lab-fires-up-300000-virtual-android-devices-to-test-out-security
Posted by: Soulskill, on 2012-10-02 23:11:00
     [1]coondoggie writes "Researchers with the Sandia National Laboratory
    have [2]tied together 300,000 virtual Android-based devices in an
    effort to study the [3]security and reliability of large smartphone
    networks. The Android project, dubbed MegaDroid, is carefully insulated
    from other networks at the Labs and the outside world, but can be built
    up into a realistic computing environment, the researchers stated."

References

    1. http://networkworld.com/
    2. https://share.sandia.gov/news/resources/news_releases/sandia-builds-self-contained-android-based-network-to-study-cyber-disruptions-and-help-secure-hand-held-devices/
    3. http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/sandia-lab-fires-300000-virtual-android-devices-test-out-security

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