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DeepSec 2016: Social Engineering remains the most dangerous Threat to Companies – DeepSec offers a Workshop on the Defence of social Manipulation as part of IT

Posted by on November 3, 2016 at 8:05 pm

If you follow the news on information security, you see superlative after superlative. Millions of passwords were stolen. Hundreds of thousands of cameras suddenly became tools for blackmail. Countless data got copied unauthorized. Often, after a few paragraphs, your read about technical solutions that should put a stop to these burglaries. Therefore one forgets that […]

Smart Homes are the battlefield of the future – DeepSec Conference examines the Internet of Things

Posted by on October 14, 2016 at 1:37 pm

The Internet of Things is knocking at your door. Many businesses and private individuals have already admitted IoT to their offices and homes, unfortunately often without knowing what they’ve let themselves in for. A naive belief in progress opens all gates, doors and windows to attackers. This is a serious matter. Therefore, DeepSec Conference will […]

DeepSec2016 Talk: The (In)Security or Sad State of Online Newspapers – Ashar Javed

Posted by on October 8, 2016 at 9:30 am

Web sites are simply, one might think. The client requests a page, the server sends it, the layout is applied, and your article appears. This is a heavy simplification. It worked like this back in 1994. Modern web sites are much more complex. And complexity attracts curious minds. Usually that’s what gets you into trouble. […]

Thoughts on Lawful Malicious Software and its Impact on IT Infrastructure

Posted by on April 14, 2016 at 12:58 pm

During the premiere of „A Good American“ we had a chat with journalists. Markus Sulzbacher of Der Standard wanted to know what the implication of the so-called Bundestrojaner (litterally federal trojan, the colloquial German term for the concept of inserting government malware in order to extract information from a suspect’s computer and telephone devices). The […]

DeepSec 2012 Articles and Slides

Posted by on December 20, 2012 at 6:38 pm

We have collected links to articles covering DeepSec 2012. If we missed one, please let us know. Arron Finnon’s Report on the DeepSEC Conference “Breaking SAP Portal” by Alexander Polyakov DeepSec 2012: Insecurity? It’s just a matter of time (in German) DeepSec 2012: IT-Sicherheitskonferenz in Wien (in German) DeepSec 2012: Services of cyber crime and […]

Wireless (Wi-Fi) Security Interview

Posted by on August 20, 2012 at 8:57 pm

Today we had a visit from an Austrian television crew to answer some short questions about wireless security. It’s too bad that journalists always look for „hackers“ who „hack something“. While we had no idea what they were talking about, we delivered a short summary of wireless security. For most of you this is old […]

DeepSec 2011 – Video Interviews

Posted by on November 24, 2011 at 8:23 pm

A video team from Golem, one of Germany’s largest IT news web sites, did some interviews at DeepSec 2011. We already mentioned the interview with Sharon Conheady and Stefan Schumacher. There’s a new video available. It’s an interview with Constantinos Patsakis about the security and the automotive industry. Modern cars rely heavily on computer systems […]

Articles about DeepSec 2011

Posted by on November 22, 2011 at 10:18 pm

We have some more articles for you. Apparently the talks of our speakers raised a few eyebrows. Most of the articles are in German. Dradio: Das sichere Auto ist ein Mythos Interview with Mariann Unterluggauer about impressions from DeepSec 2011 and the myth of automobile security. Dradio: Nur scheinbare Datensicherheit This is a second article […]

First Press Coverage of DeepSec 2011

Posted by on November 18, 2011 at 12:01 pm

The first articles about DeepSec 2011 are online. Most of them are in German, so you might want to use Google Translate for it. In addition Golem will publish video interviews with selected speakers soon (we will tell you as soon as they are available). Wie Terroristen verschlüsseln Duncan Campbell talks about encryption and compares […]

DeepSec 2011: Techniques de cryptage des cellules terroristes, espionnage GSM, piratage informatique

Posted by on November 3, 2011 at 1:16 pm

Du 15 au 18 novembre 2011, la cinquième édition de la conférence DeepSec réunira les plus grands spécialistes internationaux  de la sécurité des réseaux et du piratage autour du thème de la sécurité informatique. Les principaux sujets abordés: techniques de cryptage des cellules terroristes, sécurité des systèmes de communication mobiles et de leurs utilisateurs et […]

Press Release: From Car to „Zombie“ – Data-driven Attacks on Automobiles

Posted by on October 19, 2011 at 10:14 pm

Data-driven Attacks on Automobiles Security conference DeepSec broaches the issue of automobile security  Vienna – Hacking attacks on cars sound like something out of a Hollywood blockbuster. However, they’re possible today and pose a real threat for individuals and the automotive industry. The international security conference DeepSec, which takes place between the 15th and 18th […]

Press Release: How Terrorists encrypt, tenuous Security Situations concerning GSM Networks and IPv6 under Attack

Posted by on September 22, 2011 at 9:37 pm

Press release: From the 15th until the 18th of November international IT-security experts and hackers will meet again in Vienna, Austria, to discuss strategic security topics. The schedule is confirmed: At this year’s international IT-security conference DeepSec, the main focus lies on strategic security topics.  DeepSec 2011 takes place from the 15th-18th of November, it’ll […]

SecInt: Radar for Anti-Security Movement

Posted by on July 7, 2011 at 6:35 pm

We have been talking to some journalists in the past weeks. Most questions revolved around the rise in attacks against well-known web sites and their companies (or vice versa). Jeffrey Carr has published a good source for an overview of Anti-Security groups. If you are looking what to put on your radar, his article might […]

Article about White and Black Hats in Wiener Zeitung

Posted by on May 6, 2011 at 9:28 am

Christoph Rella, a journalist who has been at past DeepSec conferences made telephone interviews with MiKa and me. He explored the difference between White Hats and Black Hats along with the motivations of hackers. He was interested in getting to know the reasons why the stereotype of the nice IT guy turns criminal. We think […]

Press Conference – Impressions and Links

Posted by on November 27, 2010 at 1:08 am

We’ve got some news from yesterday’s press conference with Ivan Ristić (Qualys), Sharon Conheady (First Defence Information Security Ltd.) and Harald Welte (hmw-consulting) followed by a seven interviews with speakers was a great success. The spirit of DeepSec – bringing people (security experts and journalists in this case) together to talk to each other – […]