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

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

References

  1. Murdoch, S. J.; Lewis, S. (2005). "Embedding Covert Channels into TCP/IP". Information Hiding. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 3727. p. 247. ISBN 978-3-540-29039-1. doi:10.1007/11558859_19. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Murdoch, Steven James (2008). Covert channel vulnerabilities in anonymity systems (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Steven Murdoch's publications indexed by Google Scholar, a service provided by Google
  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. ISBN 0-7695-2339-0. doi:10.1109/SP.2005.12. 
  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. ISBN 978-1-4244-6894-2. doi:10.1109/SP.2010.33. 
  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.
  10. Steven Murdoch from the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library
  11. Steven Murdoch's publications indexed by the DBLP Bibliography Server at the University of Trier
  12. List of publications from Microsoft Academic Search
  13. Steven Murdoch on Twitter