Hugo Porcher

Hugo is a malware researcher at ESET. He focuses mainly on malicious softwares targeting UNIX based operating systems (especially the Apple flavour ones). His previous researches include the analysis of 21 different Linux OpenSSH backdoors families (mostly undocumented). He spoke at various conferences like Botconf, GoSec or LCA. In his free time, he enjoys sliding sports such as surfing and skiing, and expanding his knowledge in doing various projects related to program analysis and CTF challenges.

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Sessions

05-17
16:45
60min
Wajam: From a Start-up to Massive Spread Adware
Hugo Porcher

How a Montreal-made "social search engine" application has managed to become one of the most widely spread adware, while escaping consequences.

Conf 1