CENSUS researchers Alex Zacharis and Nikos Tsagkarakis presented their Point-of-Sale exploitation work entitled “PoS Attacking the Traveling Salesman” at this year’s DEFCON conference in Las Vegas, USA.
The talk illustrated vulnerabilities of airport point-of-sale systems that could
be used by adversaries to collect passenger data.
Material from this talk can be found here:
The presentation was a success and caught the attention of various technology blogs:
We would like to thank the organizers of DEFCON for hosting this great event and hope to meet
everyone again next year!
Census will be sponsoring the 4th InfoCom Mobiles and Apps conference, that will be held on February 12th, 2014 at the Divani Caravel hotel in Athens, Greece.
We are thrilled to be participating again, for the fourth time actually, at AthCon, the leading technical IT security conference in Greece. This year, our researchers Patroklos Argyroudis and Chariton Karamitas will be presenting novel exploitation techniques against the Mozilla Firefox browser.
census will be sponsoring the 3rd InfoCom Security conference, that will be held on April 10th, 2013 at the Divani Caravel hotel in Athens, Greece.
census was one of the sponsors of the OWASP AppSec Research 2012 conference, held at the University of Athens, Greece on July 10-12th, 2012. Besides helping out with the CTF challenge, Census researchers also provided a technical talk on Heap Exploitation Abstraction.
census researchers will be presenting “Exploiting the jemalloc Memory Allocator: Owning Firefox’s Heap”, an in-depth security analysis of the jemalloc memory allocator at Black Hat USA 2012. The focus will be on offensive techniques and the identification of attack vectors, while the Mozilla Firefox browser will be used as a case study.
The Black Hat USA 2012 conference will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada. We hope to see you there!
Update: The presentation slides are now available here.
census is excited to be participating for the third time at AthCon, the leading technical IT security conference in Greece. This year our researchers will be presenting a new design for executable packing that allows penetration testers to hide malicious payloads from a wide variety of antivirus engines.
census will be participating in the “Digi-Mobile” action as a provider for smart phone software and services. If you require a secure remote management solution for your corporate assets or a specialized security intelligence platform that fully utilizes today’s smart-phone/tablet technologies, then contact us today!
The Digi-Mobile Action funds greek companies that wish to integrate smart phone technologies into their businesses and products. To see if your business is eligible for participation to this action, please visit the Digi-Mobile portal or the relevant StartupGreece site.
census is happy to be participating for the second time at AthCon, the leading technical IT security conference in Greece! At this year’s conference, our researcher Nikos Tsagkarakis will be presenting the “Parasite”, a small device that is capable of creating a physical backdoor in an otherwise protected network.