Archive for March, 2011

Hacking Transportation Devices – 0wning Cars!

March 17, 2011

Last Summer we published a short article about an experimental study of modern car sensors systems and their security. Researches took a modern car, connected to the internal data bus and tried to do some hacking. They were able to manipulate on-board systems up to controlling the brakes and the engines. The study shows that […]

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Reminder: Mind2Mind Event I/2011 – „Wir werden Sie belauschen!“

March 16, 2011

This is a short reminder of our local Mind2Mind event about the technology means of espionage in companies and organisations. The talk will be held by Wolfgang K. Meister of VOXCOM (and will be in German). Mr. Meister will address eavesdropping devices, microphones, attacks on telephone communication (VoIP, ISDN, analogue, 2G/3G), peculiarities of mobile phone […]

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DeepSec 2011 – Call for Papers out soon

March 14, 2011

We’re currently working on the Call for Papers for DeepSec 2011. The conference will take places from 15 to 18 November 2011, so you might want to save this date and mark it in your calendar. Mobile gadgets, the wonderful world of app stores filled with mal- and software, infrastructure and information war(rez)fare are top […]

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Rare Catastrophic Events and Infrastructure

March 12, 2011

Most security administrators have to deal with risks and their management. If you read the news, then you will hear about lots of things that can go wrong for a multitude of reasons. A common tactic to get the required budget for securing infrastructure is to collect some horror stories and present them to management. […]

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