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'''Ross Anderson''' is a [[cryptographer]] and security researcher at [[Cambridge University]]. His [http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rja14/ home page] has links to many publications.
 
'''Ross Anderson''' is a [[cryptographer]] and security researcher at [[Cambridge University]]. His [http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rja14/ home page] has links to many publications.
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Anderson's book ''Security Engineering'' is standard text in the field. The first edition, and a few chapters of the second, are available [http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rja14/book.html online].
  
 
Anderson's graduate students make a habit of breaking almost every [[smartcard]] system that comes out.  In 2010, they published a [[man-in-the-middle attack]] on [[EMV]] or chip-and-pin<ref>{{citation
 
Anderson's graduate students make a habit of breaking almost every [[smartcard]] system that comes out.  In 2010, they published a [[man-in-the-middle attack]] on [[EMV]] or chip-and-pin<ref>{{citation

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Ross Anderson is a cryptographer and security researcher at Cambridge University. His home page has links to many publications.

Anderson's book Security Engineering is standard text in the field. The first edition, and a few chapters of the second, are available online.

Anderson's graduate students make a habit of breaking almost every smartcard system that comes out. In 2010, they published a man-in-the-middle attack on EMV or chip-and-pin[1], an authentication system very widely used in banking.

References

  1. Steven J. Murdoch, Saar Drimer, Ross Anderson and Mike Bond (2010), EMV PIN verification “wedge” vulnerability