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Faces of Facebook 6: the future of face recognition

Read previous: Faces of Facebook 5: real-time personal identification using a smartphone Winding up the presentation, Alessandro Acquisti lists the current face recognition restrictions, concerns, and depicts the probable future of augmented reality. Availability of images I do believe that visual facial...

Faces of Facebook 5: real-time personal identification using a smartphone

Read previous: Faces of Facebook 4: offline-to-online re-identification experiment This part of the presentation outlines the ways to infer personal and sensitive information from a face image in real time, using smartphone applications. Experiment three was obviously asynchronous, in a sense that first we...

Faces of Facebook 4: offline-to-online re-identification experiment

Read previous: Faces of Facebook 3: “Dating site-to-Facebook” re-identification experiment Alessandro Acquisti now describes an offline-to-online re-identification experiment where someone’s anonymous photo helps find the Facebook profile, predict the SSN and figure out the subject’s...

Faces of Facebook 3: “Dating site-to-Facebook” re-identification experiment

Read previous: Faces of Facebook 2: facial taxonomy and statistical re-identification Alessandro Acquisti’s Black Hat USA report on face recognition continues with the detailed description of an online-to-online re-identification experiment conducted with the use of PittPatt application, based on analyzing...

Faces of Facebook 2: facial taxonomy and statistical re-identification

Read previous: Faces of Facebook: face recognition technologies In this part of the presentation, Alessandro Acquisti explains facial taxonomy components, analyzes DB types in statistical re-identification, and introduces the experiments that were held in this domain. The facial taxonomy here I am...

Faces of Facebook: face recognition technologies

Professor Alessandro Acquisti from Carnegie Mellon University takes the floor at Black Hat USA to speak on the role of Facebook and social media in face recognition research and advancement. Thanks everybody for being here, it’s always a great pleasure to be at Black Hat, and in this case I would like to...

Attack vectors on mobile devices 3: the future of mobile threats

Read previous: Attack vectors on mobile devices 2: Android and iOS security Final part of Tam Hanna’s presentation outlines his investigation into RenRen phishing, WAP scams, HTC Bluetooth FTP issue, and the future of mobile threats. The next thing we have is a few exploits that are typical to Germany....

Attack vectors on mobile devices 2: Android and iOS security

Read previous: Attack vectors on mobile devices: Symbian mobile security Having overviewed Symbian OS security scheme, Tam Hanna now focuses on Android and iOS security models’ peculiarities, and speaks on mobile reporting issue. It’s time for Android which runs under slogan: ‘Android is open’, but...

Attack vectors on mobile devices: Symbian mobile security

CEO of Tamoggemon Ltd. Tam Hanna covers the issues of mobile security at DeepSec 2011 conference, focusing on phone theft problems and mobile OS vulnerabilities. Well, today we are going to speak on attack vectors on mobile devices. Well, who am I? This is how I looked before I got into mobile security (see...

What is Anonymous 3: LulzSec vs Anonymous

Read previous: What is Anonymous 2: Are the Anonymous hacktivists really anonymous? The final part of the “What is Anonymous” talk is dedicated to the story of how Anons ended up moving into a strictly illegal area with their activities. Hubris: The reason why I got involved is they f..ked with...