[Busec] Fwd: Blackhat recap

Sharon Goldberg goldbe at cs.bu.edu
Tue Jan 25 00:28:45 EST 2011


Looks interesting.


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From: Ari Trachtenberg <trachten at bu.edu>
Date: Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 9:43 PM
Subject: [Softphone] Blackhat recap
To: softphone at cs.bu.edu


Title:      Blackhat 2011 recap
Presenter:  Ari Trachtenberg
Location:   PHO 339
Time:       Friday, January 28, 10-11am
NISLAB weekly seminar, in conjuction with the RISCS center

This month's Blackhat conference covered a frightening array
of potential exploits, including:
* Setting up rogue base stations to take over cellphones
* Attempts at technical attribution of the Stuxnet worm
* Bypassing tamper-evident seals
* Counterattacking hackers
* Making your cellphone look like a mouse
* Attacking the clouds
This presentation will cover as many of these as time allows,
with an *attempt* to minimize required technical background.

Supported with funds from the College of Engineering Inaugural
Innovative Engineering Education Faculty Fellowship.
---
Ari Trachtenberg                   Assoc. Prof., Assoc. Grad. Chair, ECE
trachten at bu.edu                    http://people.bu.edu/trachten

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Sharon Goldberg
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