Security Advisory – Meltdown & Spectre information leakage attacks

January 5, 2018

Summary: A novel side-channel information leakage attack was made public this week which leverages the speculative execution features inherent within most modern processors, including those from Intel, AMD, and ARM. Several instantiations of this attack, known as Meltdown and Spectre, have been detailed by the Google Project Zero team. These vulnerabilities enable an attacker with… Read more »


Star Lab Receives Funding from the U.S. Navy to Develop Real-Time Anomaly Detection System for Combat Systems

December 20, 2017

Star Lab Corp. announced today that the Company has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to develop a real-time anomaly detection system to detect cyber threats targeting combat systems.  The contract, released under the Department of Defense’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, will enable Star Lab to productize its anomaly detection system to… Read more »


Xen Project Spotlights Star Lab CEO, Irby Thompson, as Contributor

December 15, 2017

In a recent interview with the Xen Project blog, Irby Thompson, CEO and President of Star Lab, discussed his company’s contributions to the Xen Project, an open source virtualization platform. The Xen Project’s hypervisor is utilized by over 10 million users, and is the foundation upon which Star Lab’s Crucible product, a secure embedded virtualization… Read more »


STAR LAB AWARDED INTELLIGENCE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS ACTIVITY (IARPA) CONTRACT

September 12, 2017

Star Lab, a leading provider of embedded security solutions for complex systems, announced today that it was awarded a contract to research and develop a revolutionary defensible user computer environment (UCE) for the Amazon Cloud as part of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s (IARPA’s) Virtuous User Environment (VirtUE) Phase I Program. Under the terms… Read more »


ESCAR USA 2017

June 21, 2017

Star Lab, the industry leader in software security for embedded systems, will be an escar speaker at the Embedded Security in Cars (ESCAR) USA conference being held in Detroit, MI June 21-22. Star Lab will also be facilitating discussions on system cyber reliability and survivability in the automotive industry at its booth and during prearranged… Read more »


Department of Energy – Connected Lighting Systems Workshop

June 7, 2017

Star Lab, the industry leader in software security for embedded systems, announced today that it will speak at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Connected Lighting Systems Workshop. The connected lighting conference is being held in Santa Clara, CA June 7-8. The workshop gathers top experts in the lighting and IT industries for cross-cutting dialogue on the promise, potential,… Read more »


PRESS RELEASE – STAR LAB TO SPEAK AT NDIA SYSTEMS ENGINEERING CYBER RESILIENT & SECURE WEAPON SYSTEM SUMMIT

April 16, 2017

Star Lab, the industry leader in software security for embedded systems, today announced that it will speak at the NDIA Systems Engineering Cyber Resilient & Secure Weapon System Summit being held in McLean, VA April 18th-20th. In addition, Star Lab will also be facilitating and participating in panel discussions related to weapon system cyber reliability and survivability…. Read more »


LURE halts BrickerBot destruction

April 11, 2017

One of the key operating principles of LURE – The Linux, Unpriviledged Root Environment, is to make ‘root’ or privileged access to an IoT or industrial control device, a “don’t care”.  This “don’t care” principal enables LURE to provide brickerbot defense and protect devices from malware attacks such as BrickerBot LURE’s Mandatory access control (MAC)… Read more »


PRESS RELEASE – STAR LAB JOINS THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET CONSORTIUM

March 1, 2017

Star Lab, an industry leader in embedded security solutions for complex systems, announced today that it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the global, member-supported organization that promotes the accelerated growth of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The IIC coordinates ecosystem initiatives to securely connect, control and integrate assets and systems of assets with… Read more »


PRESS RELEASE – STAR LAB NAMED TO CYBERSECURITY 500 LIST

November 16, 2016

Star Lab, the industry leader in software security solutions for embedded devices, announced today that it has made the Cybersecurity 500 list as one of the hottest and most innovative companies worldwide in the cyber security industry. According to Jeremy King, President at Benchmark Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm focused on cyber, national, and… Read more »


LURE protects Linux-based systems from Dirty Cow (CVE-2016-5195) Privilege Escalation

November 10, 2016

Most systems have a super-user, such as “root” or “administrator” which is permitted to bypass access controls, disable security features, and interact directly with system hardware. Administrator-level access is generally restricted by the operating system kernel, as well as by authentication mechanisms for the root user. As a result, many systems developers are led to… Read more »