Adventures in Academia

Yesterday, at work, I was waiting for my computer to install several software packages to install. While waiting, I was reading several papers, one of which was Intercepting and Instrumenting COM Applications, which was reasonably easy to read, and very useful (bonus!). The paper had, in my opinion, some of the funniest writing ever seen… Continue reading Adventures in Academia

Tracking PCs anywhere on the Net

Tracking PCs anywhere on the Net A University of California Ph.D. Student, Tadayoshi Kohno, will be presenting research in the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. Kohno has apparently managed to fingerprint remote devices, even if they are behind a NAT box, or behind an anonymizer service. Furthermore, Kohno’s techniques work regardless of distance: a… Continue reading Tracking PCs anywhere on the Net