Carter Yagemann

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

#security Articles


Three Kinds of Document Malware and Designing Frameworks to Detect Them

Lately I've been spending a lot of time with document malware and exploring techniques for detection. Malicious documents pose interesting challenges and have become the typical first vector for adversaries to achieve a foothold. Despite this, document malware seems largely overlooked by academics compared to their executable counterparts. In short …


Apple vs. the FBI

Originally written for the Syracuse University College of Engineering blog. In the wake of the tragic shooting in San Bernardino, many questions remain and people want answers. It seemed like a breakthrough in the investigation was imminent when the FBI got their hands on one of the shooters’ iPhone, only …

  • Fri 13 February 2015
  • Linux

Installing psad on Raspberry Pi Running Arch Linux

I've been fooling around with IDS and specifically psad and I thought it would be fun to try installing psad on my raspberry pi. Little did I know, installing psad on an ARM processor running Arch Linux with systemd is not a simple process. It took me great effort to …