[Busec] Seminar on Practical Security Monday 8/27

Leonid Reyzin reyzin at cs.bu.edu
Thu Aug 23 13:31:16 EDT 2012


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From: Yassa, Dalia T <yassa at bu.edu>
Date: Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 12:41 PM
Subject: [RISCS-faculty] Riscs-sponsored seminar on Practical Security
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 We are planning to have two seminars on Monday, 8/27:****

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1.  Blackhat 2012 recap by Ari Trachtenberg This summer's Blackhat
conference covered yet another frightening array of exploits.  We will
review some of them in technical detail, including:****

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*  Devastating attacks on the next generation air-traffic control system.***
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*  How an arduino board can quickly break into many hotel rooms.****

*  Cracking random number generation to gain credentials on web services****

                such as Wikipedia, Joomla, and zen cart.****

*  Cyberweapons, morality, and convenience.****

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2.  Defcon 2012 recap by Quinn Shamblin****

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Hope to see you there,****

                -Ari****

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Ari Trachtenberg                   Assoc. Prof., ECE****

trachten at bu.edu                    http://people.bu.edu/trachten****

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