Hacking A Bird In The Sky: Hijacking Vsat Connections presented at HITBSecConf Malaysia 2006

by Jim Geovedi,

Tags: Security Wireless Access Development Testing

Summary : Presentation Title:Presentation Details:Since the mid 1950s, satellite communication systems have made enormous advances in capability and performance. Internet access over satellite, digital content distribution, wide area network (WAN) connectivity, video teleconferencing, distance learning, and telephony services sent over satellites have become integral to our society. Unfortunately, security has not kept pace where the current systems are vulnerable to a variety of attacks.This presentation will discuss about satellite technologies for providing broadband data communications using Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) network system, how they work, and what is possible and not possible for determined opponents to achieve.About JimJim is an information security consultant at Bellua Asia Pacific where his work in penetration testing allows him to focus on attack as well as defense. He has performed extensive research on network and host mapping, intrusion detection and prevention system, wireless hotspot security and operating system hardening. Jim was an active contributor in the development of FreeBSD and OpenBSD operating systems. He loves exploring computer system in unusual ways.Jim has been an invited speaker on several conferences worldwide such as Bellua Cyber Security Asia, Hack In The Box, Cisco Security Summit and IT Underground as well as university and government symposiums. He has been quoted in numerous national publications including Jakarta Post, Kompas, and Detik-I-Net.** Presenting withRaditya Iryandi