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On Thwarting Evil Maid Attacks

Evil Maid Attacks

Above: Thwarting Evil Maid Attacks , Eric Michaud and Ryan Lackey, 30c3. Guardian journalist Luke Harding pecked out Writing The Snowden Files, an op-ed in which he details the moments when he realized his laptop and cell phone were compromised, and his subsequent experiences with his hardware as it behaved in a compromised manner. Harding was the careless target of a successful Evil Maid Attack, an increasingly sophisticated set of methods in which a target’s hardware is compromised, and the attacker gets access to everything going in and out of the compromised device. These attacks can be avoided and thwarted....

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