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

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Ben is a software engineer with a huge passion for developer communities, and has been running grassroots meetups and conferences for almost two decades. Coding since the age of seven, he wrote his own identity and access management system for MS-DOS 3.0 and Windows 3.1 at the age of 15. He enjoys helping developers find the joy of experimentation by pushing tools to do things they weren't designed for, or developers to do things that might seem wrong.

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