Carter Yagemann

I'm a computer scientist and cybersecurity researcher. My interests include hacking, system design, and software engineering.

#android Articles


Android Intent Firewall Documentation

Awhile ago I was notified that the documentation on Android's Intent Firewall that I wrote while I was a student at Syracuse University is no longer available. Surprisingly, despite how old the document is, I still get requests for it. Thus, I've taken the time to make a copy of …

Weird Things Are Afoot In The Honeypot

Here's something you don't see every day. The logs from my SSH honeypot show someone brute-forcing the password for root and then executing: ls /data/data/com.android.providers.telephony/databases This is a strange directory to look for because it's where Android devices store the SQLite databases for SMS …

  • Thu 04 February 2016
  • Misc

How Orange Helps You Sleep At Night

Originally written for the Syracuse University College of Engineering blog. Everyone at Syracuse University knows that orange is the very best college color, but who knew it could also help you sleep? Research conducted in recent years has shown that sleep problems are on the rise and one theory gaining …