What Are "Weaponized Exploits" Anyway?

By Robert Vamosi | 7/31/13 5:15 AM

LAS VEGAS -- At an informal security event hosted by Codenomicon on the eve of Black Hat USA 2013, Charlie Miller and other researchers debated the term "weaponized exploits" while defending his own record of having sold an exploit to the US government.

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The Amphion Forum Washington D.C. 2013 Call For Papers Is Now Open

By Robert Vamosi | 1/28/13 3:35 AM

The Amphion Forum call for papers is open for the upcoming Washington D.C. event in May 2013. According to Kurt Stammberger, CISSP and Amphion Forum Chair, new this year will be a up to $1000 travel expense reimbursement for academic, federal and non-profit organization speakers, if selected.

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DeviceLine Radio Show: Jonathan Knudson On Fuzzing Devices

By Robert Vamosi | 1/10/13 10:21 PM

The DevliceLine Radio Show, a new broadcast from the Mocana Corporation, provides a recap of the week’s embedded security news and analysis as well as interviews with industry experts who can provide context. This week host Robert Vamosi, CISSP and Senior Analyst, speaks with Jonathan Knudsen, Principal Security Engineer at Codenomicon and author, about his work fuzzing embedded devices. Like fuzzing software, the process of fuzzing devices includes creating malformed input and recording the responses. Knudson talked about the most common errors found with devices, and the increasing interest by certain industries in knowing the potential vulnerabilities with its products in advance of deployment.

You can hear the radio show here

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Amphion D.C. Talks Announced

By Robert Vamosi | 4/24/12 4:35 AM

The Amphion Forum continues its 2012 program on June 27, 2012, with a conference in
Washington D.C.

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Amphion Forum: Medical

By Robert Vamosi | 10/3/11 2:48 AM

Mocana will host a summit of technology leaders to address dangerous security breaches, hacks and vulnerabilities recently reported in a range of electronic medical devices. Hosted jointly with Symantec and Codenomicon, the "Amphion Forum: Medical" will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 3, 2011 during the MD&M Conference. The invitation-only executive breakfast and roundtable seeks to foster frank discussions between the big medical device manufacturers, hackers and security experts about the opportunities – and threats - presented by the unprecedented proliferation of networked electronic medical devices within the healthcare industry.

The summit is free, but seating is limited. Request an invitation at http://amphionforum.com/medical11/

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Codenomicon: Consumer Bluetooth Devices Insecure

By Robert Vamosi | 9/28/11 6:59 AM

A new white paper renews questions about the security of consumer Bluetooth devices.

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DeviceLine Podcasts

By Robert Vamosi | 7/28/11 9:42 AM

Mocana is launching a regular podcast.

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