DeepSec Talk 2022: Automatic Recovery Of Cyber Physical Systems Applications Against Known Attacks – Dr M Taimoor Khan

Sanna/ September 28, 2022/ Conference/ 0 comments

Recovering a software application against an arbitrary attack is an intractable problem because of inadequate information available about compromised components of the application. Therefore, to this end, we have developed a method and supporting tools that can automatically detect and recover the execution of a cyber-physical system application against known attacks. The method can detect and recover the application against cyber, physical, and cyber-physical attacks. However, based on the availability of adequate information about the compromised components, the method supports three different recovery strategies, e.g., “full recovery” – recovers the last secure state of the application, “partial recovery” – recovers a specific state of the application and “no recovery” – recovers application by a user-provided action. Specifically, the method is based on program verification that allows the specifying of various attacks and their recovery

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Press Release: Attacks On IT Through Desktop And Mobile Devices

Sanna/ September 7, 2022/ Press/ 0 comments

DeepSec conference focuses on everyday devices as a risk for corporate IT. Attacks on the digital infrastructure of companies, authorities and organizations are often staged as a cinema spectacle in the reporting. Unfortunately the opposite is the case. A burglary in digital infrastructure happens without any broken glass or smashed doors. Attackers can only be successful if superficially everything continues as before. They don’t come through the windows or the underground car park, but via everyday applications on the desktop or smartphone. This year’s DeepSec security conference is therefore trying to sharpen the view on everyday life in the office and at the workplace. Two-day training sessions are offered focusing on workplace hazards, as well as two days of lectures to bring you up to speed. War for the desktop and personal devices Few

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DeepSec 2020 Talk: The Great Hotel Hack: Adventures In Attacking The Hospitality Industry – Etizaz Mohsin

Sanna/ October 23, 2020/ Conference

Have you ever wondered if your presence might be exposed to an unknown entity even when you are promised full security and discretion at a hotel? Well, it would be scary to know that the hospitality industry is a prime target nowadays for cyber threats as hotels offer many opportunities for hackers and other cybercriminals to target them and therefore resulting in data breaches. Not just important credit card details are a prime reason, but also an overload of guest data, including emails, passport details, home addresses and more. Marriot International where 500 million guests’ private information was compromised is one of the best examples. Besides data compromise, surgical strikes have been conducted by threat actors against targeting guests at luxury hotels in Asia and the United States. The advanced persistent threat campaign called

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DeepSec 2019 Talk: Oh! Auth: Implementation Pitfalls of OAuth 2.0 & the Auth Providers Who Have Fell in It – Samit Anwer

Sanna/ October 31, 2019/ Conference

Since the beginning of distributed personal computer networks, one of the toughest problems has been to provide a seamless and secure SSO experience between unrelated servers/services. OAuth is an open protocol to allow secure authorization in a standard method from web, mobile and desktop application. The OAuth 2.0 authorization framework enables third-party applications to obtain discretionary access to a web service. Built on top of OAuth 2, OpenID Connect is a helpful “identity layer” that provides developers with a framework to build functional and secure authentication systems. OpenID Connect can perform identity authorization and provide basic profile information for different clients, from web and mobile apps to JavaScript clients. In this race of providing OAuth/Open ID Connect based access to assets, authorization service providers have been forced to release half-baked solutions in the wild

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DeepSec 2019 Talk: New Tales of Wireless Input Devices – Matthias Deeg

Sanna/ September 13, 2019/ Conference

You can’t do much with computer without input devices. Microphones do not count, yet. This leaves the classic selection of human input. How secure are these devices? Did you ever wonder when typing, moving the mouse pointer, or attaching a presenting tool? Well, your questions will be answered at DeepSec 2019. Matthias Deeg will hold a talk where new security tales of wireless input devices like mice, keyboards, presenters, and barcode scanners using different 2.4 GHz radio-based communication technologies will be presented that have been collected over the last two years. Furthermore, SySS IT Security expert Matthias will present answers to unanswered questions of his previous wireless desktop set research and raise the awareness of security issues and practical attacks against vulnerable wireless input devices.   Matthias is interested in information technology – especially

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DeepSec 2018 Training: Attacking Internet of Things with Software Defined Radio – Johannes Pohl

Sanna/ September 10, 2018/ Conference, Security, Training

In Johannes Pohls training participants will learn how to reverse engineer the wireless communication between Internet of Things (IoT) devices with Software Defined Radios (SDR) using the Universal Radio Hacker (URH). The workshop covers required HF (high frequency) basics such as digital modulations and encodings and shows how to reveal the protocol logic step by step and, finally, how to develop attacks against devices. For demonstration they will investigate and attack a wireless socket and a smart home door lock. During the course of the workshop the communication of the two devices will be analyzed and reverse engineered. In conclusion, attacks on both devices will be developed. By the end of the workshop participants will be able to switch the socket and open the door lock with SDRs. This of course requires knowledge in the

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