Posts Tagged ‘Compromise’

[News] Quantum Cryptography Compromised

Nature.com posted an article describing that a hacking team around Vadim Makarov at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim have now cracked two commercial quantum cryptographic systems.Vadim Makarov said Our hack gave 100% knowledge of the key, with zero disturbance to the system (..) The Norwegian team attacked one system by ID […]

[Security] Tarnovsky Explains Infineon TPM Hack

On the Black Hat 2010 conference in Crystal City notorious smart card hacker Christopher Tarnovsky explained how he managed to hack current Trusted Platform Modules by Infineon. This time Tarnovsky managed to read secured data from TPM chips like RSA and DES crypto keys. His approach took six months and a lab consisting of devices […]

[DVB] Premiere/Sky Nagravision or NDS Videoguard Hack?

What happened so far? The forums and news sites are again full of coverage about a hack of the german Pay-TV channel Premiere (forthcoming name: Sky Germany). As we already stated in april, 2009 this is a hoax. There are no evidences or proofs whatsoever. Anyway you’d better read on, why we believe searching for […]

[MacOS] Critical Safari and Firefox Java Exploit

Abstract Landon Fuller reports that an almost six months old Java exploit has still not been fixed for Mac OS X. The exploit allows to compromise the Java sandbox in order to break out and run commands with the permissions of the executing user. Classification This issue is classified as serious as Java applets containing […]