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This Computer Scientist Beats Hackers at Their Own Game

Portrait of PhD candidate Fatemah Alharbi, with UCR's Computer Science and Engineering Department, on March 20, 2019. Alharbi recently made headlines after Apple Inc. acknowledged her for helping discover a flaw in their security system. (UCR/Stan Lim)

By Holly Ober. Fatemah Alharbi breaks things in order to learn how to fix them. Not just any old things. Computer operating systems, to be exact, and she conducted research that earned public gratitude from Apple.

If she doesn’t look…
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