Quantcast

Articles

Get all-in-one coverage of Internet security and online privacy issues brought up by the industry’s leading experts at security conferences and seminars.

Using the Internet as an Investigative Tool

Lance P. Hawk, Manager of Computer Forensics and Investigations at ‘Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.’, takes the floor at InfoSec World conference to deliver an instructive presentation on how in-depth forensic analysis and tracking can be conducted using a variety of web-based techniques and...

A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic 5: Conclusions

Read previous: A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic 4: Geolocation by Google The presenter draws conclusions on the subject matter, speaking on possible usage areas for collected Android users’ data, and shares his further research plans. All this private information is available, and companies...

A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic 4: Geolocation by Google

Read previous: A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic 3: Data harvesting by Zynga and Words With Friends The issue brought up in this part of Eric Fulton’s presentation is what user data Google is collecting, and how Wi-Fi connection can expose your exact location Continuing on the theme of...

A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic 3: Data harvesting by Zynga and Words With Friends

Read previous: A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic 2: Research methodology Eric Fulton’s focus here is on the types of information Zynga and Words With Friends apps are collecting about their users, based on packet capture files data. So let’s start analyzing. With each packet capture, I first...

A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic 2: Research methodology

Read previous: A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic This part of Eric Fulton’s presentation encompasses the methodology and tools applied for conducting the Android network traffic analysis. So Scientific Method to the rescue: what I wanted to do was create a kind of reproducible project that...

A Forensic Analysis of Android Network Traffic

Lake Missoula Group’s Director of Research Eric Fulton introduces his Defcon 19 talk about Android privacy risks and security vulnerabilities emanating from smartphone apps. Hi there! My name is Eric Fulton, I work for a consulting firm called Lake Missoula Group, in beautiful Missoula, Montana. I know...

Hacking and securing the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch 6: iOS security precautions

Read previous: Hacking and securing the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch 5: is the iOS enterprise-ready? Ending her InfoSec World presentation, Diana Kelley talks about securing the iOS, configurable safety restrictions, and draws final conclusions on the topic. If you’re gonna go ahead and jailbreak,...

Hacking and securing the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch 5: is the iOS enterprise-ready?

Read previous: Hacking and securing the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch 4: iOS malware and vulnerabilities Diana Kelley outlines the enterprise prospects of the iOS, advises on encryption, authentication, and third-party solutions to enhance security of the device. Okay, so the big question here is: can we bring...

Hacking and securing the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch 4: iOS malware and vulnerabilities

Read previous: Hacking and securing the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch 3: jailbreaking tools This part of Diana Kelley’s presentation is introductory to iOS security, analyzing safety of jailbreaking tools and describing known samples of iOS malware and vulnerabilities. Once you’ve jailbroken your phone,...

Hacking and securing the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch 3: jailbreaking tools

Read previous: Hacking and securing the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch 2: iOS jailbreaking Diana Kelley shows how to jailbreak using the LimeRa1n and RedSn0w solutions, talks on peculiarities of the Cydia and clarifies some other relevant technical aspects related to iOS jailbreak. These are kind of big, well...