22C3 - 2.2

22nd Chaos Communication Congress
Private Investigations

Steven J. Murdoch

Steven J. Murdoch is a researcher on covert channels in the Security Group of the University of Cambridge.

Steven J. Murdoch has been a researcher in the Security Group of the Cambridge University Computer Laboratory for 3 years and is nearing the end of his studies towards a PhD. His research interests include covert channels and their analysis, the secure storage access to jointly-administered structured data, information security, anonymity and software engineering. Previous projects he has worked on include reverse engineering the Luna CA3 cryptographic co-processor, investigation of covert channels as a collusion mechanism in games and using covert channel analysis techniques to find weaknesses in the Tor anonymity system.