Happy new year mobile phone security enthusiasts!
Black Hat DC Itzhak Avraham's talk: Popping Shell on A(ndroid)RM Devices; Rob Havelt, Bruno Goncalves de Oliveira: Hacking the Fast Lane: security issues with 802.11p, DSRC, and WAVE (not directly mobile phones); David Perez, Jose Pico talk about: A practical attack against GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA mobile data communications; Angelos Stavrou, Zhaohui Wang talk on: Exploiting Smart-Phone USB Connectivity For Fun And Profit; Ralf-Philipp Weinmann's talk on: The Baseband Apocalypse (exploiting baseband software)Bugs:
Shmoocon as a number of talks but sadly no abstracts online. Also I wont be able to attend. Here are some talks that have interesting titles: Defeating mTANs for profit by Axelle Apvrille and Kyle Yang, something about smart phone botnets (the news part of the site gone now).
On Android SMS are intermittently sent to wrong and seemingly random contact. This could go bad. Not a real security bug - but a bad bad fuckup.Finds: