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This is a class on the design and implementation of secure computer systems, focusing on threat models, attacks that compromise security, and techniques for achieving security. *Now with better audio!*

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This is a class on the design and implementation of secure computer systems, focusing on threat models, attacks that compromise security, and techniques for achieving security. *Now with better audio!*

    • video
    Lecture 1: Introduction, Threat Models

    Lecture 1: Introduction, Threat Models

    In this lecture, Professor Zeldovich gives a brief overview of the class, summarizing class organization and the concept of threat models.

    • 1 hr 17 min
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    Lecture 2: Control Hijacking Attacks

    Lecture 2: Control Hijacking Attacks

    In this lecture, Professor Mickens continues the topic of buffer overflows, discussing approaches to such control hijacking attacks.

    • 1 hr 27 min
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    Lecture 3: Buffer Overflow Exploits and Defenses

    Lecture 3: Buffer Overflow Exploits and Defenses

    In this lecture, Professor Mickens discusses topics related to buffer overflow exploits, including baggy bounds handling, mitigation approaches, and return-oriented programming.

    • 1 hr 21 min
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    Lecture 4: Privilege Separation

    Lecture 4: Privilege Separation

    In this lecture, Professor Zeldovich introduces the concept of privilege separation in the context of system security.

    • 1 hr 23 min
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    Lecture 6: Capabilities

    Lecture 6: Capabilities

    In this lecture, Professor Zeldovich continues the topic of privilege separation, discussing the usage of capabilities with regards to privilege.

    • 1 hr 21 min
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    Lecture 7: Sandboxing Native Code

    Lecture 7: Sandboxing Native Code

    In this lecture, Professor Zeldovich introduces the Native Client system, and its approach to software fault isolation.

    • 1 hr 23 min

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