Category Archives: Computer Systems Security

Security BSides Athens 2016, Greece

I am pleased to announce that the Information Security Research Group is a proud community supporter of the effort being put into organising the Security BSides Athens 2016 in Greece held on the Saturday, 25 June 2016. More information about the event can be found … Continue reading

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Stonesoft’s Evader 0.9.8.557 modifications for testing AETs against IPSs

Stonesoft’s Evader 0.9.8.557 (http://evader.stonesoft.com/) is a testing tool for Advanced Evasion Techniques. It includes a test framework for evasions that cover MS-RPC with Conficker and HTTP with phpBB viewtopic.php vulnerabilities. We have played around with the automated attack system known … Continue reading

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eduroam – avoid galmstudent AP (updated)

We have noticed that glamstudent authentication portal on the University’s wireless systems has an expired SSL certificate. We have been advised by LCSS Helpdesk to make use of the new system known as eduroam. Due to the fact that there … Continue reading

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Spring(er) collection on Computer and Network Security

Spring collection… ? more like a collection of interesting books from Springer on Computer and Network Security. Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention http://www.springer.com/computer/security+and+cryptology/book/978-0-387-88770-8 Moving Target Defense http://www.springer.com/computer/security+and+cryptology/book/978-1-4614-0976-2 Insider Threats in Cyber Security http://www.springer.com/computer/security+and+cryptology/book/978-1-4419-7132-6 Spyware and Adware http://www.springer.com/computer/security+and+cryptology/book/978-0-387-77740-5 Cyber Situational Awareness … Continue reading

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Hope it is not you!

If you see Trojan:Win32/Popureb.E or something called Popureb [1] in your Antivirus software then start making backups and look for your PCs restore CDs/DVDs to restore your system. [1] – http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9217953/Rootkit_infection_requires_Windows_reinstall_says_Microsoft?taxonomyId=85

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How serious and consequential any one failure would be?

Reading the article about Japan’s Nuclear reactors[1] and the issues the country is now facing because of a number of critical failures that occurred; with this post I would just like to point out how this, in a similar fashion, … Continue reading

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Increase of Cyber attacks

Cyber attacks are on the increase. Not just because I say so, it is a fact [1,2,3]. Cyber criminals are turning to the virtual world and usually the figures demonstrate their success in doing so. Some countries are even thinking of having … Continue reading

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2x PhD Studentships in Cyberwarfare

The ISRG group has two PhD Studentships out, apply before the deadline on the 30 September 2010. PhD Studentship – Awareness in a CNO Situational Environment http://inform.glam.ac.uk/jobs/details/783/ PhD Studentship – Cyberwarfare Operations http://inform.glam.ac.uk/jobs/details/784/

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Receive, store and read SMS messages on Jailbroken iPad 3G

Be warned: We can not be held responsible for any damages you commit to your devices. Proceed at your own risk. I have managed to find the secret combination of AT commands [1] that will allow you to save an … Continue reading

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