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Submission + - Canon's Digital Image Security Hacked (securityweek.com)

wiredmikey writes: Researchers Discover Vulnerability in Canon's Original Data Security Kit, Allowing Manipulated Images to Pass as Authentic

Researchers have successfully extract secret keys from the Canon hardware used to calculate authentication data from Canon EOS digital cameras, and use the keys for adding authenticity signatures to a set of manipulated digital images. The images signed with an extracted key come validated as being original and authentic by Canon's Original Data Security Kit (OSK-E3). The vulnerability opens the possibility to produce images that will be positively validated by Canon's own Original Data Security Kit (OSK-E3) regardless of whether or not the images are genuine...

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Canon's Digital Image Security Hacked

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