Risky Business #52 -- EXCLUSIVE: Winlockpwn code release

Previously on Risky Business...
04 Mar 2008 » Risky Business

This week's podcast is brought to you by Check Point Software. On this week's show we've got a bit of an exclusive. Adam Boileau has released the software he developed to unlock Windows workstations with Firewire trickery. With all this talk of Cold Boot attacks, Boileau's old attack is suddenly new again.

On this week's show:

  • ZDNet Australia's Munir Kotadia discusses this week's security news headlines with host Patrick Gray
  • Immunity Inc's Adam Boileau talks Firewire, TPMs, Cold Boot attacks and more
  • Check Point's Fred B\xc3\xb6rjesson talks data breach disclosure laws


Metlstorm's project page for the firewire attack
Arbor Networks blog post on Pakistan's accidental nuking of YouTube
More reading on Cold Boot
More reading on Winlockpwn
SoundFoundation.com.au's purchase page for this week's featured song