Archive for the ‘Geekiness’ Category
It was really really difficult to find this data so I rolled my own.
– Compiled averages from 100s of races by age/sex
– Took 5 year (2+/- rolling average)
– Smoothed out bumps
It should be good enough to give you an idea of where you are but I wouldn’t publish any papers with this data.
This was my favorite talk. It’s especially timely for me as I’m just digging into phone sensors, data collection and digital signal processing.
Everything leaks data
Privacy is as important as security
It is no longer possible to blend with the crowd
Sunlight is the best disinfectant
Software to help find and defend against attacks
XSS Filter Evasion Cheat Sheet
Google Hacking Database
All the examples of using Femtocells to create fake cell towers were done using Version units. Root access was gained by crashing during boot and getting dropped into a shell. This vulnerability has been patched, none are yet known for ATT.
Your phone mic sends data before the call is connected.
Browser connections are sent in plain text
Sim cards have processors and can run applets created in Java.
You’ll need a PCSC smart card reader
Applets can run separately from the cell phone
Carrier can remotely and silently install apps
Apps can be remotely queried for data
RFID tags are often used to gain access to secure buildings. You can copy and clone a card you can get close to but it’s not easy to do so from a distance ( couple of inches )