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FROM IOACTIVE RESEARCHERS

Thursday, October 26, 2017

AmosConnect: Maritime Communications Security Has Its Flaws

By Mario Ballano 

Satellite communications security has been a target of our research for some time: in 2014 IOActive released a document detailing many vulnerabilities in popular SATCOM systems. Since then we’ve had the opportunity to dive deeper in this area, and learned a lot more about some of the environments in which these systems are in place.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Embedding Defense in Server-side Applications

By Fernando Arnaboldi

Applications always contain security flaws, which is why we rely on multiple layers of defense. Applications are still struggling with their defenses, even though we go through exhaustive measures of testing and defense layers. Perhaps we should rethink our approach to application defense, with the goal of introducing defensive methods that cause attackers to cease, or induce them to take incorrect actions based on false premises.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

[Meta Analysis] Rick and Morty S3E1: The Hacker's Episode

By Keith Makan

Hi folks, I'm a huge Rick and Morty fan. Sometimes while watching it, I notice allegories and puns related to security, privacy, physics, psychology, and a wide range of scientific fields. Because of this, I've decided to review some Rick and Morty episode and share my observations with the wonderful folks who work in these fields and those who aspire to ;) Enjoy!