[cryptography] Sykipot variant hijacks DoD and Windows smart cards
smb at cs.columbia.edu
Tue Jan 17 01:30:37 EST 2012
On Jan 17, 2012, at 1:16 46AM, Peter Gutmann wrote:
> Arshad Noor <arshad.noor at strongauth.com> writes:
>> A good analysis of the attack:
> Interesting that we're finally starting to see these appear in practice,
> there's been a whole string of papers on MITM'ing smart cards (mostly in
> German, and related to online banking), but this is the first one I've seen
> that goes beyond proof-of-concept.
Yah. I mentioned the possibility in a talk at least 15 years ago, but
I haven't seen one in the wild, either.
--Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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