March 7-9, 2018
Montreal, Canada

Writing Viruses for Fun, not Profit

Stopping viruses is hard. They're clever, evolve, and become more resilient over time.

So let's write one! We'll see how they hide, how they propagate.

In this presentation, Ben takes you on a live-demo journey of self-replication, cryptographic obfuscation, and payload delivery.

Now you're thinking like a virus writer, you can anticipate which areas of your applications need hardening. Just remember, we're doing it for good, not profit!

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Ben Dechrai

Auth0

Ben Dechrai is a technologist with a staunch focus on security and privacy. This started at the age of 11, when he wrote software to stop his parents from breaking the family PC, and resulted in his working as a developer advocate for Auth0. He enjoys helping developers find the joy of experimentation, and can be found on Twitter and Instagram at @bendechrai.

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