Samy Kamkar

Samy Kamkar

Company: Independent

Job Title: Security Researcher

Samy Kamkar is an independent security researcher, best known for creating The MySpace worm, the fastest spreading virus of all time. His open source software, hardware and research highlights the insecurities and privacy implications in everyday technologies, from the Evercookie which produces virtually immutable respawning cookies, to SkyJack, a drone that wirelessly hijacks and autonomously controls other drones. His work has been cited by the NSA, triggered hearings on Capitol Hill, and has been the basis for security advancements across virtually all major web browsers, smartphones, and other technologies.

 

Samy Kamkar Seminars

  • The State of Hacking & Cybercrime Wed 31st Oct 08:30 - 09:20

    The State of Hacking & Cybercrime

    Samy Kamkar: Fun, Fascinating, Terrifying

     

    Meet the man who changed the internet forever.

     

    Best known for creating the fastest spreading virus of all time, the MySpace Worm, Samy Kamkar is a cyber security expert whose work is cited by the NSA, triggers hearings on Capitol Hill, and is used as the basis for security advancements across virtually all web browsers, smartphones, and other technologies. He is speaking at Cyber Security Dallas about the insecurities in every day technologies in his seminar “The State of Hacking and Cyber Crime” which is described as revealing something fun, fascinating and terrifying. Expect eye opening live hacks, demonstrations & audience involvement from the hacker that changed the internet forever.

    Speaker

    Samy Kamkar

    Samy Kamkar

    Time / Place

    Wed 31st Oct 08:30 to 09:20

    The Keynote

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