Pneumonia, Shardan, Antibiotics and Nasty MOV: a Dead Hand's Tale presented at Troopers 2015

by Arrigo Triulzi,

Summary : Starting in the 80’s we will discuss the influence of nuclear weapons on the design of an ITsec “Dead Hand” system for a security practitioner, how it merged with research into firmware backdoors and microcode modification and finally triggered when instead of enjoying Summer pneumonia struck unannounced, or rather, announced by the Dead Hand via Twitter.