Karsten Nohl

Pierluigi Paganini July 04, 2016
Hacker Interviews – Karsten Nohl

For the cyber security experts, Karsten Nohl doesn’t need to be introduced, he is volcanic, a shining professional. Karsten Nohl is one of the most famous hackers in the world, laymen know him as the hacker that revealed to the world how to spy on anyone through the vulnerability in the SS7 protocol. Karsten Nohl […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2014
BadUSB update, it is hard to discriminate patchable USB devices

The researcher Karsten Nohl and his team presented an update on their BadUSB study.It is impossible to discriminate patchable devices from unpatchable ones. Earlier August 2014 the security expert Karsten Nohl and his team discovered that an attacker could exploit a new class of attacks based on a USB device to compromise a targeted machine. […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 21, 2013
Vulnerability on SIM cards compromises security for millions of phones

A vulnerability on SIM cards, and in particular on the DES algorithm for the encryption, could compromise the security of mobile phones. A serious vulnerability on SIM cards used in some mobile phones has been found, exploiting the flaw an attacker could eavesdrop on phone conversations, could install malicious applications on the device or it could impersonalize […]