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

Published on October 8, 2016 By sanna

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. […]

Information Warfare: “Breaking News” considered harmful

Published on August 31, 2016 By René Pfeiffer

Eight years ago the stocks of UAL took a dive. Apparently a six year old news article resurfaced via Google. Googlebot, which is used to index news sites, confused one of the most popular web articles of The Sun-Sentinel with breaking news. The story contained the words United Airlines Files for Bankruptcy. Unfortunately a software […]

DeepSec 2015 Schedule is almost stable & BSidesVienna CfP Deadline

Published on September 7, 2015 By René Pfeiffer

The schedule of DeepSec 2015 is almost done. We’re still reviewing submissions and talk to authors. We are confident to call the schedule stable soon. Until this happens, we will describe the presentations and trainings with a little more detail here. Take a good look, but don’t wait too long before booking a ticket. The […]

Surveillance Article: Listening Posts for Wireless Communication

Published on June 18, 2015 By René Pfeiffer

Modern ways of communication and methods to obtain the transported data have raised eyebrows and interest in the past years. Information security specialists are used to digitally dig into the networked world. Once you take a look at buildings, geographic topology, and photographs of structures your world view expands. Coupled with the knowledge of ham […]

DeepSec 2012 Articles and Slides

Published on December 20, 2012 By René Pfeiffer

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

Published on August 20, 2012 By René Pfeiffer

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 […]

Conference aftermath, slides and more

Published on December 16, 2010 By René Pfeiffer

We have been busy dealing with the aftermath of the conference. This has been mainly collecting the presentation materials and preparing the speaker reimbursements. We aim to get as much done as possible in December. So far there haven’t been any nasty suprises or delays. Some of you have asked for the slides of the […]

Press Conference – Impressions and Links

Published on November 27, 2010 By René Pfeiffer

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 – […]

DeepSec: Vacance 2.0 – Risque accru de cambriolage lié aux annonces de départ en vacance sur les réseaux sociaux.

Published on November 17, 2010 By René Pfeiffer

La conférence sur la sécurité informatique met en garde contre les risques liés aux notifications de départ. Au début des vacances de la Toussaint, beaucoup d’allemands ont parlé de leur projet de voyage sur internet , sans se rendre compte du danger d’une telle annonce. Les risques s’accentuent encore avec l’arrivée du nouveau service de […]

Conférence DeepSec: Focus sur la situation précaire de la sécurité du réseau mondial de téléphonie mobile.

Published on November 12, 2010 By René Pfeiffer

33 interventions et 8 workshops par des experts internationaux en sécurité informatique. La conférence internationale DeepSec sur la sécurité rassemblera à Vienne, du 23 au 26 novembre 2010, l’élite mondiale dans le domaine de la sécurité des réseaux et du hacking. Cette année, l’accent sera porté sur la sécurité des systèmes mobiles et de leurs […]