Refreshing Memories: #cryptosec recap of 35c3

This years Chaos Communication Congress has ended and here is the full list of blockchain and cryptocurrency security related lectures and content.

The Chaos Communication Congress is an annual conference organized by the Chaos Computer Club. The congress features a variety of lectures and workshops on technical and political issues related to security, cryptography, privacy and online freedom of speech.

wallet.fail

Hacking the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets

In this presentation we will take a look at how to break the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallets. We will uncover architectural, physical, hardware, software and firmware vulnerabilities we found including issues that could allow a malicious attacker to gain access to the funds of the wallet.

Lecture: https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9563-wallet_fail

Website: https://wallet.fail

Related content: https://twitter.com/LiveOverflow/status/1078775867348840449

Wallet Security

How (not) to protect private keys

There are multiple different ways to store cryptocurrency secret keys. This talk will investigate advantages and disadvantages of different methods with regards to cryptographic backdoors known as kleptograms.

Lecture: https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9492-wallet_security

A Blockchain Picture Book

Blockchain origins and related buzzwords, described in pictures.

Where is the blockchain, how long is it, and what does it have to do with cryptography? And is it really something completely new? I spent a lot of time in pubs explaining to people what this blockchain hype is all about. It turns out that the best way to do that is to use images – literally.

The idea behind this talk is to give you a rough understanding of the scientific background behind the Blockchain tech

Lecture: https://media.ccc.de/v/35c3-9573-a_blockchain_picture_book


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