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Translated RadioFM4 Article: Hype about “Chinese Espionage Chips” stems from the Pentagon

Posted by on October 16, 2018 at 11:55 am

[Editor’s note: This article was originally published on the web site of the FM4 radio channel of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation. We have translated the text in order to make the content accessible for our English-speaking audience, because the author raises some important questions.] In the FM4 fact check the sensational report by the business […]

Translated Press Release: Systemic Errors as Vulnerabilities – Backdoors and Trojan Horses

Posted by on October 9, 2018 at 9:01 pm

DeepSec and Privacy Week highlight consequences of backdoors in IT Vienna (pts009/09.10.2018/09:15) – Ever since the first messages were sent, people try to intercept them. Today, our modern communication society writes more small, digital notes than one can read along. Everything is protected with methods of mathematics – encryption is omnipresent on the Internet. The […]

Translated Press Release: Bug Bounty Programs – Vulnerabilities as a worthwhile Investment

Posted by on September 12, 2018 at 9:15 am

DeepSec Conference offers trainings for security researchers Vienna (pts010 / 04.09.2018 / 08:30) – This year, in addition to lectures about the failing of security measures, the DeepSec In-Depth Security Conference will offer a workshop for finding vulnerabilities. Unfortunately the testing of software in the context of quality assurance is no longer sufficient in the […]

Translated Press Release: Intelligence Agencies want to abolish Information Security

Posted by on September 11, 2018 at 8:15 pm

https://www.pressetext.com/news/deepsec-konferenz-veroeffentlicht-programm-fuer-2018.html DeepSec Conference criticizes the open Attack on secure End-to-End Encryption Vienna (pts014/21.08.2018/09:25) – Ever since security measures have been in existence, there have been discussions about their benefits and their strength. In digital communication, the topic of back doors keeps coming up. In the analog world high quality locks are desired to protect against […]

Translated Press Release: DeepSec Conference releases Schedule for 2018

Posted by on September 6, 2018 at 8:15 am

Focusing on the Insecurity of Things and infrastructure Vienna (pts014 / 21.08.2018 / 09:25) – This year’s DeepSec In-Depth Security Conference will focus on the topic of Insecurity of Things (IoT) and components of everyday infrastructure. The ever-advancing networking opens up completely new ways for attackers – faster than developers and manufacturers can fix bugs. […]

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 […]