Weaponized Security

Expo Theatre (Hall G) October 22, 2013 - Feedback     

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Kellman Meghu

How dangerous can you get with just the security tools you have today? Do you have access to a technology that makes searching patterns of data in the network very simple? I bet you do. Now I want you to imagine implementing that technology on an open wifi to investigate and monitor, not protect. This talk discusses how a tool to secure people can be turned against them, and the results of random people, leaking data about their computers, and themselves. This is all done with publicly available and commonly implemented enterprise security, just implemented in uncommon ways. PLEASE NOTE: This presentation contains content from a free wifi connection that the users did agree to full release of information in exchange for service, in so much as they clicked accept on a captive portal to get online. You can’t say we didn’t try to warn them. The data extracted from this network in no way reflects the thoughts, feeling or attitudes of the presenter, and some of it may be offensive in nature. Who knows, maybe you are even in this presentation yourself, have you ever used ‘free’ wifi?