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The many meanings of open source
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A multidisciplinary viewpoint can help determine those characteristics that are common to open source projects and those that vary among projects. Expand
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Computer security impaired by legitimate users
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We investigate the role played by legitimate users of systems in impairing the level of protection. Expand
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On Rigorous Design and Implementation of Fault Tolerant Ambient Systems
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In this paper, we briefly describe a middleware that we developed to provide system structuring through the concepts of roles, agents, locations and scopes, making it easier for the developers to achieve fault tolerance. Expand
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Harvesting High Value Foreign Currency Transactions from EMV Contactless Credit Cards Without the PIN
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In this paper we present an attack, which allows fraudulent transactions to be collected from EMV contactless credit and debit cards without the knowledge of the cardholder. Expand
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Understanding Cybercrime from Its Stakeholders' Perspectives: Part 1--Attackers
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Although cybercrime is rampant, there is no authoritative definition of the term and all that it implies. Expand
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Technical and Human Issues in Computer-Based Systems Security
Computer systems and internet are becoming pervasive in our everyday life. Being online brings the consequence that such systems are prone to malicious attack. This vulnerability, along with ourExpand
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Ransomware deployment methods and analysis: views from a predictive model and human responses
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Ransomware incidents have increased dramatically in the past few years. Expand
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Risks of Offline Verify PIN on Contactless Cards
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This paper presents a plausible attack scenario which exploits contactless verify PIN to give unlimited attempts to guess the cardholder’s PIN without their knowledge. Expand
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Insider Threats: Identifying Anomalous Human Behaviour in Heterogeneous Systems Using Beneficial Intelligent Software (Ben-ware)
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In this paper, we present the concept of "Ben-ware" as a beneficial software system capable of identifying anomalous human behaviour within a 'closed' organisation's IT infrastructure. Expand
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Does the Online Card Payment Landscape Unwittingly Facilitate Fraud?
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An extensive study of the current practice of online payment using credit and debit cards reveals the intrinsic security challenges caused by differences in how payment sites operate. Expand
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