SecureNinja’s Blackhat 2013 coverage continues as Alicia Webb speaks with our friend m0nk (otherwise known as Josh Thomas) about his DARPA-funded research in state-sponsored rootkits and malware and how to kill NAND flash memory to make it completely unrecoverable. m0nk also teases us with a peek at another DARPA project he’s working on called “Project Burner” which is looking at how you can exploit a device in a physical way through software. In other words, how to make a mobile phone catch on fire through executable code among other things…

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