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A day trip to Source Seattle 2012

September 13, 2012 by

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About a month ago we gave a high-level talk about the threats to mobile devices at Source Seattle 2012. We talked (in the “Business Track”) about our experience developing the Practical ARM Exploitation course and also spoke anecdotally about our experiences reverse engineering and exploiting software on mobile devices and embedded systems. The talk was […]

BlackHat Las Vegas 2012

August 11, 2012 by

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“The sky above Las Vegas was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel…“ Ok it wasn’t. In fact it was bright, beautiful, sunny and hot as sh*t. Neal Stephenson did the keynote at BlackHat this year, so we felt we should sling the obligatory cyberpunk reference into this post….and because I (Ridley) am writing […]

Beans on NPR

July 28, 2012 by

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Following our talk at Blackhat 2012 entitled “Practical ARM Exploitation”, we were honored to be asked to participate in a BlackHat press conference. After getting briefed by the Media Coordinator and Vincenzo Iozzo  we summarized our talk and training in the simplest of terms to a room of reporters and journalists. After the press conference […]

SecuInside 2012 (Seoul Korea)

July 9, 2012 by

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Uhm….so apparently CTFs have REALLY blown up! As a founding member of Kenshoto, I remember how we pushed the envelope for CTFs (building automatic scoring systems, *actual* challenges, etc.) I was also the VJ for our first two years running, lugging my 500 DVDs with me to play my favorite little esoteric cyberpunk clips from […]

Bustication Everywhere: A CanSecWest 2012 Retrospective

March 11, 2012 by

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Another conference has come and gone. Sometimes it seems that the annual conference schedule is the metronome to which the Infosec world paces itself. The coming and going of conferences is the only consistency in this idiosyncratic industry full of neurosis and theatrics. This year’s CanSecWest held true to form and was the stage for […]

A Lackluster ‘Hack Cluster’: ARM Exploitation Lab Preview

March 1, 2012 by

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As we have announced in other blogposts we’ve been researching mobile platforms quite a bit (specifically those that use the ARM microprocessor). We compiled all of our notes on ARM reverse engineering and ARM exploitation and built a course called “Practical ARM Exploitation” that we will be publicly debuting this coming week at CanSecWest.  The […]

Practical ARM Exploitation: A New Training

January 12, 2012 by

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So….we heard Dino & Alex and Aaron & Zef were doing some blingin new trainings. So we felt we had to keep up with the rest of the New York Krew and do one….Ok, not really. We (the two Stephens) have spent a bunch of head-down time recently doing embedded research (as we mentioned in the […]