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Paper: “The 2010 IDN Homograph Attack Mitigation Survey”

Title: The 2010 IDN Homograph Attack Mitigation Survey Authors: Peter Hannay, Christopher Bolan Abstract The advent of internationalised domains has introduced a new threat with the non-english character sets allowing visual mimicry of common domain names. Whilst this phenomenon remains … Continue reading

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Paper: “Geotagging where Cyberspace comes to your Place”

Title: Geotagging where Cyberspace comes to your Place Authors: Craig Valli, Peter Hannay Abstract The combination of GPS services and information technology is increasing with the use of geotagging now occurring as a default action in many commodity based devices … Continue reading

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Paper: “The 2009 Personal Firewall Robustness Evaluation”

Title: The 2009 Personal Firewall Robustness Evaluation Authors: Ken Pydayya, Peter Hannay, Patryk Szewczyk Abstract The evolution of the internet as a platform for commerce, banking, general information and personal communications has resulted in a situation where many individuals who … Continue reading

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Paper: “An Assessment of Internationalised Domain Name Homograph Attack Mitigation Implementations”

Title: An Assessment of Internationalised Domain Name Homograph Attack Mitigation Implementations Authors: Peter Hannay, Christopher Bolan Abstract With the advent of internationalised domains the threat posed by non-english character sets has eventuated. Whilst this phenomenon remains well known in the … Continue reading

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Paper: “Freegate: A Defence against the Pending Censorship of Australia?”

Title: Freegate: A Defence against the Pending Censorship of Australia? Authors: Christopher Bolan, Peter Hannay Abstract The commencement of a trial of Internet Service Provider (ISP) level content filtering as a precursor to nation wide mandatory content filters in Australia … Continue reading

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Paper: “Forensic Acquisition and Analysis of the TomTom One Satellite Navigation Unit”

Title: Forensic Acquisition and Analysis of the TomTom One Satellite Navigation Unit Authors: Peter Hannay Abstract Global Positioning Systems are becoming increasingly pervasive. The forensic acquisition and analysis of these units is of great interest as it has the potential … Continue reading

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Paper: “Subverting National Internet Censorship – An Investigation into Existing Tools and Techniques”

Title: Subverting National Internet Censorship – An Investigation into existing Tools and Techniques Authors: Jason Smart, Kyle Tedeschi, Daniel Meakins, Peter Hannay, Christopher Bolan Abstract The announcement of a trial of a National¬† level internet filter in Australia has caused … Continue reading

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Paper: "Pocket SDV with SDGuardian: A Secure & Forensically Safe Portable Execution Environment"

Title: Pocket SDV with SDGuardian: A Secure & Forensically Safe Portable Execution Environment Authors: Peter Hannay, Peter James Abstract Storage of sensitive and/or business critical data on portable USB attachable mass storage devices is a common practice. The ability to … Continue reading

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Spoofing onto a peer

The original arpspoof utility (part of dsniff) provides an easy way to send forged ARP packets. The normal use for this utility is to intercept traffic between two hosts, such as a user and the gateway. As part of an … Continue reading

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