Tag: researcher

Feb 22

Russian researchers expose breakthrough U.S. spying program | Reuters

Russian researchers expose breakthrough U.S. spying program | Reuters.

Jan 20

Constructing Rich False Memories of Committing Crime

Memory researchers long have speculated that certain tactics may lead people to recall crimes that never occurred, and thus could potentially lead to false confessions. This is the first study to provide evidence suggesting that full episodic false memories of committing crime can be generated in a controlled experimental setting. With suggestive memory-retrieval techniques, participants were induced to generate criminal and noncriminal emotional false memories, and we compared these false memories with true memories of emotional events. After three interviews, 70% of participants were classified as having false memories of committing a crime (theft, assault, or assault with a weapon) that led to police contact in early adolescence and volunteered a detailed false account. These reported false memories of crime were similar to false memories of noncriminal events and to true memory accounts, having the same kinds of complex descriptive and multisensory components. It appears that in the context of a highly suggestive interview, people can quite readily generate rich false memories of committing crime.

via Constructing Rich False Memories of Committing Crime published In: Journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Jan 20

Secrypt 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

International Conference on Security and Cryptography
SECRYPT website: http://www.secrypt.icete.org/

July 20 – 22, 2015
Colmar, Alsace, France

Sponsored by: INSTICC
INSTICC is Member of: WfMC, OMG and FIPA
Logistics Partner: SCITEVENTS

IMPORTANT DATES:
Regular Paper Submission: March 3, 2015
Authors Notification (regular papers): Mayl 18, 2015
Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: May 26, 2015

You are cordially invited to submit a paper to the SECRYPT 2015 Conference, to be held in Colmar, Alsace, France. The deadline for paper submission is scheduled for March 3, 2015.

SECRYPT is an annual international conference covering research in information and communication security. The 12th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2015) will be held in Colmar, France on 20-22 July 2015.
The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all theoretical and practical aspects of data protection, privacy, security, and cryptography.

Papers describing the application of security technology, the implementation of systems, and lessons learned are also encouraged. Papers describing new methods or technologies, advanced prototypes, systems, tools and techniques and general survey papers indicating future directions are also encouraged.

SECRYPT is interested in promoting high quality research as it can be confirmed by last year acceptance rates, where from 139 submissions, 21% of which were orally presented and 22% presented as posters.

We would like to highlight the presence of the following keynote speakers:
– Anthony C. Boucouvalas, University of Peloponnese, Greece
– Eleni Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
– Andrew Moore, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
It is planned to publish a short list of revised and extended versions of presented papers with Springer in a CCIS Series book (final approval pending).

The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Index) and Scopus.
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library (http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/). SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/).

Best paper awards will be distributed during the conference closing session. Please check the website for further information (http://www.secrypt.icete.org/BestPaperAward.aspx).

Workshops, Special sessions, Tutorials as well as Demonstrations dedicated to other technical/scientific topics are also envisaged: companies interested in presenting their products/methodologies or researchers interested in holding a tutorial are invited to contact the conference secretariat. Workshop chairs and Special Session chairs will benefit from logistics support and other types of support, including secretariat and financial support, to facilitate the development of a valid idea.

SECRYPT is part of ICETE, the 12th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications. Registration to SECRYPT allows free access to all other ICETE conferences.

ICETE 2015 will be held in conjunction with ICINCO 2015, ICSOFT 2015, SIMULTECH 2015 and DATA 2015. Registration to ICETE allows free access to the ICINCO, ICSOFT, SIMULTECH and DATA conferences as a non-speaker.

ICETE CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, United States
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

PROGRAM CHAIR:
Pierangela Samarati, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy

PROGRAM COMMITTEE:
Please check the program committee members at http://www.secrypt.icete.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

CONFERENCE TOPICS:

– Access Control
– Applied Cryptography
– Biometrics Security and Privacy
– Critical Infrastructure Protection
– Data Integrity
– Data Protection
– Database Security and Privacy
– Digital Forensics
– Digital Rights Management
– Ethical and Legal Implications of Security and Privacy
– Formal Methods for Security
– Human Factors and Human Behavior Recognition Techniques
– Identification, Authentication and Non-repudiation
– Identity Management
– Information Hiding
– Information Systems Auditing
– Insider Threats and Countermeasures
– Intellectual Property Protection
– Intrusion Detection & Prevention
– Management of Computing Security
– Network Security
– Organizational Security Policies
– Peer-to-Peer Security
– Personal Data Protection for Information Systems
– Privacy
– Privacy Enhancing Technologies
– Reliability and Dependability
– Risk Assessment
– Secure Software Development Methodologies
– Security and Privacy for Big Data
– Security and privacy in Complex Systems
– Security and Privacy in Crowdsourcing
– Security and Privacy in IT Outsourcing
– Security and Privacy in Location-based Services
– Security and Privacy in Mobile Systems
– Security and Privacy in Pervasive/Ubiquitous Computing
– Security and Privacy in Smart Grids
– Security and Privacy in Social Networks
– Security and Privacy in the Cloud
– Security and Privacy in Web Services
– Security and Privacy Policies
– Security Area Control
– Security Deployment
– Security Engineering
– Security in Distributed Systems
– Security Information Systems Architecture
– Security Management
– Security Metrics and Measurement
– Security Protocols
– Security requirements
– Security Verification and Validation
– Sensor and Mobile Ad Hoc Network Security
– Service and Systems Design and QoS Network Security
– Software Security
– Trust management and Reputation Systems
– Ubiquitous Computing Security
– Wireless Network Security

Dec 14

SpoofedMe Social Login Attack Discovered by IBM X-Force Researchers

SpoofedMe Social Login Attack Discovered by IBM X-Force Researchers.

Oct 26

Malwr – Malware Analysis by Cuckoo Sandbox

What is Malwr?

Malwr is a free malware analysis service and community launched in January 2011. You can submit files to it and receive the results of a complete dynamic analysis back.

Mission

Existing online analysis services are all based on closed and commercial technologies, often with intents to leverage people’s data to own profit and with no real transparency on how the data is being used. We are researchers ourselves and felt the need of an alternative solution.

Our mission is to provide a powerful, free, independent and non-commercial service to the security community, independent or academic researchers with no other goal than facilitating everyone’s daily work and give a contribution to the community.

Independent

Malwr is operated by volunteer security professionals with the exclusive intent to help the community. It’s not associated or influenced by any commercial or government organization of any sort.

Non-Commercial

We do not profit on your data. The files you submit, the information you provide and any other use you make of the website is not commercialized in any way. We create and use open source technology. We’re not advertising any commercial product, we are not collecting data to enrich any existing product.

via Malwr – Malware Analysis by Cuckoo Sandbox.

Aug 19

Black Hat | USA 2014: A Schedule Update

For more than 16 years, Black Hat has provided a venue for attendees and the larger community to find the very latest in information security research, developments and trends. We strive to deliver one of the most empirically selected lineups of content in the industry. One of our selected talks, “You Don’t Have to be the NSA to Break Tor: Deanonymizing Users on a Budget” by CERT/Carnegie Mellon researcher Alexander Volynkin was scheduled for a Briefing at Black Hat USA this August in Las Vegas. Late last week, we were informed by the legal counsel for the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Carnegie Mellon University that: “Unfortunately, Mr. Volynkin will not be able to speak at the conference since the materials that he would be speaking about have not yet approved by CMU/SEI for public release.” As a result, we have removed the Briefing from our schedule.

via Black Hat | USA 2014: A Schedule Update.

Jun 30

Chip and PIN EMV Protocol security vulnerabilities found | Threatpost | The first stop for security news

Researchers Find Serious Problems in Chip and PIN EMV Implementation, Protocol

via Chip and PIN EMV Protocol security vulnerabilities found | Threatpost | The first stop for security news.

May 17

Honeynet Project Researchers Build Publicly Available ICS Honeynet – Slashdot

Honeynet Project Researchers Build Publicly Available ICS Honeynet – Slashdot.

Apr 18

Researchers Hack Over a Dozen Home Routers – Slashdot

Researchers Hack Over a Dozen Home Routers – Slashdot.

Apr 17

Researcher rewarded over $30,000 for nailing three Chrome OS security flaws | Naked Security

Researcher rewarded over $30,000 for nailing three Chrome OS security flaws | Naked Security.