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7/8/2019
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7 Hot Cybersecurity Trends to Be Highlighted at Black Hat

Just some of the research and ideas worth checking out at this year's 'security summer camp.'
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Things That Go

Following up on this year's very dramatic unraveling of Boeing 737 Max software quality flaws, it's only appropriate that Black Hat revisits aerospace software security. One of the most highly anticipated talks this year will be research presented by Ruben Santamarta of IOActive that analyzes work done to reverse Being 787 Dreamliner's Core Network and a reveal of previously unknown vulnerabilities therein.

This talk is a highlight among a number of interesting sessions probing the security of things that 'go,' including connected BMW cars and electric motors used in critical infrastructure.

Image Source: Adobe Stock (phaisarnwong2517)

Things That Go

Following up on this year's very dramatic unraveling of Boeing 737 Max software quality flaws, it's only appropriate that Black Hat revisits aerospace software security. One of the most highly anticipated talks this year will be research presented by Ruben Santamarta of IOActive that analyzes work done to reverse Being 787 Dreamliner's Core Network and a reveal of previously unknown vulnerabilities therein.

This talk is a highlight among a number of interesting sessions probing the security of things that "go," including connected BMW cars and electric motors used in critical infrastructure.

Image Source: Adobe Stock (phaisarnwong2517)

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7/11/2019 | 10:27:25 AM
Bahis analiz
I have found about the gathering will highlight sessions about new zero-day vulnerabilities, inquire about that stretches the limits of what's weak in developing innovation, and new strategies for shielding frameworks in the regularly advancing tech world. 
tdsan
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7/14/2019 | 9:29:43 PM
Possible resolutions

 

Breaking Authentication and Privilege Escalation

  • Linux - I think a lot of this can be done using SELinux and boolean parameters 

Container Hacking

  • This will be an interesting topic, the issue with containers are identified at the image level, if the image is not hardened, then I could see the potential areas of concern. Also, from a network standpoint, the virtual net can be added and changed but again, escalated privileges will be required.

Firmware and Embedded Hacking

  • Interesting, if software is installed on a vulnerable machine, it has to be executed in order for it to update the code from a firmware standpoint, this can be done in Windows (scheduler) and Linux (crontab) but the privileged level execution will be key and a reboot will be required in order for this to take place.

A number of application concerns can be thwarted using existing tools (filesystem, policy, domain, network, and apps) can help identify the potential problems associated with some of the topics covered in the BlackHat discussions. AppArmor (Application Management) and IPtables (Firewall) are other tools along with Fail2ban (IPS) can alleviate a large number of issues.

Todd

 

 

 
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