Podcast: James Burns On Stuxnet's Ability To Deceive Reality

By Robert Vamosi | 6/1/12 3:40 AM

In this week's re-broadcast of an earlier DeviceLine podcast, Mocana’s senior analyst Robert Vamosi and senior solutions architect James Burns talk about how Stuxnet attempts to deceive the abstraction layer for software execution and about hacking unencrypted satellite signals.

The DeviceLine podcast can be heard here.

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Podcast: James Burns on Internet-Accessible Device Vulnerabilities

By Robert Vamosi | 5/25/12 5:36 AM

In this week’s podcast, Mocana’s Senior Security Architect James Burns discusses Internet-accessible device vulnerabilities with host Robert Vamosi.

On May 16, researcher Justin Cacak, senior security engineer at Gotham Digital Science, told Wired.com he was able to view content from cameras made by MicroDigital, HIVISION, CTRing and a variety of other cameras that are rebranded. Cacak worked with Rapid7 to develop testing tools for its Metasploit product, allowing companies to see whether their systems are vulnerable. The tool can also be used by criminal hackers to identify targets. In January of this year, the researchers at Rapid7 announced remote vulnerabilities in teleconferencing systems.

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Podcast: James Burns Discusses The Rise of Android Malware

By Robert Vamosi | 5/4/12 4:15 AM

In this week's podcast, Mocana's Senior Security Architect James Burns discusses Android security with host Robert Vamosi.

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Podcast: James Burns On Android Security

By Robert Vamosi | 4/27/12 2:16 AM

This week’s podcast, James Burns, Senior Security Architect at Mocana, discusses Android security with Robert Vamosi, specifically a proof of concept that allows security updates during the charging process.

In a paper released earlier this week, researcher David Weinstein from the MITRE Corp. argues that the common battery charger could soon be used “to measure, attest, and remediate the integrity” of the mobile device. His reference prototype is an Android-based Nexus S mobile phone.

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Reality-fooling Malware and Unencrypted Satellite Signals

By Robert Vamosi | 1/20/12 5:20 AM

This week, Mocana's senior analyst Robert Vamosi and senior solutions architect James Burns talk about how Stuxnet attempts to deceive the abstraction layer for software execution and about hacking unencrypted satellite signals.

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