Monthly Archives: October 2010

Anubis – Managing a growing, distributed infrastructure for Binary Analysis [Part I]

As promised in the last blog-post, I will cover some of the internals of our analysis infrastructure for analyzing unknown binaries (Anubis) in a series of posts. With this article, I would like to make a start in that direction, … Continue reading

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Digital Signatures and the Austrian Experiment: Our Story

Last year in May, a technical report we published online on the security analysis of the so-called “Citizen Card” in Austria received some press coverage. I noticed that some sites (e.g., the Wikipedia entry for the Citizen Card and a site … Continue reading

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FORWARD and SysSec: Attempting to “predict” the future

A couple of weeks ago, I had a déjà vu effect after reading an article that stated that regulators were blaming a computer algorithm for a stock market ‘flash crash’. About a year ago, last November, we were busy creating … Continue reading

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Short RAID 2010 Report: A New Threat for Social Networks?

It has been over a month since I returned from the RAID conference in Canada. This year, RAID was organized in Ottawa, the capital. I tend to think that Ottawa was declared “the capital” for its location rather that its … Continue reading

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News from the Anubis admins

More than three and a half years ago, the Anubis – Analyzing Unknown Binaries – service went online with the following, very first news entry: Friday, February 16th, 2007: We are online! First version of the homepage is online. The … Continue reading

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Short report on ACM CCS 2010

Last week, I attended ACM CCS. For the last two years, the conference is being held in Chicago. I think it was a good decision to move. The location in Virginia was always a little difficult to reach, and there … Continue reading

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