Steven Murdoch

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Dr. Steven Murdoch
Born Steven James Murdoch
Residence United Kingdom
Nationality British
Fields Security
Privacy
Anonymous communication[1][2]
Chip and PIN
Europay, Master and Visa (EMV)[3]
Institutions Computer Science Department, University College London
Alma mater University of Cambridge
Thesis Covert channel vulnerabilities in anonymity systems (2008)
Doctoral advisor Markus Kuhn[4]
Known for Tor project[5]
EMV/Chip and PIN[6]
Website
twitter.com/sjmurdoch
www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/s.murdoch/

Steven James Murdoch is a security researcher in the Computer Science Department, University College London. His research covers privacy-enhancing technology, Internet censorship, and anonymous communication, in particular Tor. He is also known for discovering several vulnerabilities in the EMV bank chipcard payment system (Chip and PIN).[3][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

Education[edit]

Murdoch was educated at the University of Cambridge completing a PhD on computer security supervised by Markus Kuhn in 2008.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Murdoch, S. J.; Lewis, S. (2005). "Embedding Covert Channels into TCP/IP". Information Hiding. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 3727. p. 247. doi:10.1007/11558859_19. ISBN 978-3-540-29039-1. 
  2. ^ a b Murdoch, Steven James (2008). Covert channel vulnerabilities in anonymity systems (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ a b Steven Murdoch's publications indexed by Google Scholar
  4. ^ Steven Murdoch at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  5. ^ Murdoch, Steven J.; Danezis, George (2005). "Low-Cost Traffic Analysis of Tor". 2005 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P'05) (PDF). p. 183. doi:10.1109/SP.2005.12. ISBN 0-7695-2339-0. 
  6. ^ Murdoch, Steven J.; Drimer, Saar; Anderson, Ross; Bond, Mike (2010). "Chip and PIN is Broken". 2010 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (PDF). p. 433. doi:10.1109/SP.2010.33. ISBN 978-1-4244-6894-2. 
  7. ^ Banking security, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
  8. ^ Threat to chip-and-pin terminals, BBC News, 2 January 2010
  9. ^ Steven Murdoch's publications indexed by the Scopus bibliographic database, a service provided by Elsevier. (subscription required)
  10. ^ Steven Murdoch from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library
  11. ^ Steven Murdoch at DBLP Bibliography Server
  12. ^ List of publications from Microsoft Academic Search
  13. ^ Steven Murdoch on Twitter