Richard Henderson is a writer, researcher, and ham radio/electronics nerd who has worked in infosec and technology for almost two decades. Richard has presented at HH in the past and speaks and teaches at other global security conferences such as DEF CON, Gartner, Forrester Privacy & Security, and others. Richard is currently co-authoring a book on cybersecurity for ICS/SCADA systems.
Abstract: Old MacDonald Had a Barcode, E-I-E-I CAR
For decades, the EICAR test string has been used by antivirus vendors to safely test their engines without having to use live samples which could cause harm. What would happen if you took that string, encoded it into a machine readable format and started scanning various devices with it?