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The madri+d Foundation awards the Prize to the Best European Cooperative R&D Project

3 April 2013 - 10:44am -- imdea-admin

This category honours the research projects approved by the European Commission corresponding to the calls for projects falling within the Cooperation Programme of the 7th Framework Programme, coordinated by research groups from Public Research Centers forming part of the madri+d research and development system.

The Internet Phenomenon

29 November 2012 - 12:00am -- imdea

Since its inception about 40 years ago, the Internet has evolved from a purely technical artifact into a central element of our modern life. With technologies such as Web 2.0 and social networking evolving in a way that could never have been predicted by technological designers, the human factor grows progressively in importance for Internet technologists.

Author: Sergey Gorinsky, Senior Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks

Science is my Life

18 September 2012 - 12:00am -- imdea

And everyone’s. Would you be able to imagine your life without computers, airplanes, phones, antibiotics or X-rays? Because science lies behind all these things and virtually everything in your daily life. And, if science is there, it’s because of scientists.

TorrentGuard: The most effective tool against BitTorrent malware

11 September 2012 - 12:00am -- imdea

BitTorrent is not immune from malware. Sites like The Pirate Bay, due the huge volume of contents distributed from them, obviously contain a lot of scams, fakes and malware among their files. According to researchers, at least one third of TPB houses this kind of contents in the form of fake torrents. This is the reason that led to the creation of TorrentGuard, a tool that will enable users themselves to identify this kind of files, that TPB is working to optimize and implement.

Torrent Guard: fake file detection and malware prevention in BitTorrent

10 September 2012 - 12:00am -- imdea

P2P networks do not escape being a vehicle for the transmission of malicious files. A new software tool developed in Spain, Torrent Guard, will serve us as our ally to prevent and easily detect this type of files that disguise themselves under the appearance of legitimate contents in the BitTorrent network.

Institute IMDEA Networks: a new way of drawing science and enterprise closer in the field of communication networks

11 November 2011 - 12:00am -- imdea

P.M. Romer affirms that know-how of a production function is an irreplaceable factor in current economic development. It is what allows rate of return on investment to grow steadily, and is the defining aspect of an economy’s ability to generate technology and consequently increase productivity.

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