Archive for March, 2016

Reminder: DeepINTEL 2016 – Call for Papers – Beat Big Data and Full Take with Brains

March 15, 2016

We already published a Call for Papers for the upcoming DeepINTEL 2016. Here are some thoughts to get your creativity going. Standard solutions and off-the-shelf products to solve your security needs are remains from the 1990s. Everything else has gone smart, and that’s how you have to address security problems in the future. NSA director […]

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“A Good American” opens next Week in Austrian Theatres

March 11, 2016

For everyone attending DeepSec 2015 we organised a private screening of the film “A Good American”. Everyone else now gets the chance to see this film in theatres beginning on 18 March 2016. Next week there will be the premiere in Vienna, Linz, and Innsbruck here in Austria. Bill Binney will be present himself, and […]

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Posted in Administrivia, Discussion, High Entropy, Security, Security Intelligence 2 Comments »

Wanted: Great Content™ for BSidesLondon! Can you help out?

March 11, 2016

BSidesLondon is coming up. Grab your calendar, mark the dates, and think about content to submit! The Call for Papers runs until 28 March. BSidesLondon is a community-driven event, so it’s up to the infosec community to fill it with decent talks about all things cyber, shiny, and broken (by design). We are looking forward […]

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DeepSec Video: Visualizing Wi-Fi Packets the Hacker’s Way

March 3, 2016

Like the Force wireless data/infrastructure packets are all around us. Both have a light and a dark side. It all depends on your intentions. Lacking the midi-chlorians we have to rely on other sources to get a picture of the wireless forces in and around the (network) perimeter. At DeepSec 2015 Milan Gabor held a […]

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DeepSec Video: Remote Browser-Based Fingerprinting of Local Network Devices

March 2, 2016

Reconnaissance is first, then comes the attack. This is why fingerprinting devices is the first step. Manfred Kaiser (Josef Ressel Zentrum) explained at DeepSec 2015 how this can be done by the local web browser(s) in the locally connected network segment. Manfred discusses remote device fingerprinting techniques for SOHO routers and other network-connected devices offering […]

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DeepSec Video: Revisiting SOHO Router Attacks

March 1, 2016

Routers are everywhere. If you are connected to the Internet, your next router takes care of all packets. So basically your nearest router (or next hop as the packet girls and guys call them) is a prime target for attackers of any kind. Since hard-/software comes in various sizes, colours, and prices, there is a […]

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