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Sunday, April 15 • 11:40am - 12:10pm
The Memory of a Meltdown, and no we don't mean Britney

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Software bugs can be patched as soon as the vendor pushes an update and the user updates their system. Hardware bugs are a bit more difficult to patch. Within the past few months, Spectre and Meltdown have provided hackers the ability to access memory outside the scope of their permissions. We will be getting our hands dirty with memory to demonstrate how both these vulnerabilities work and how we use a PoC to exploit these vulnerabilities.

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Shane Cota

Security Researcher
We are both Independent Security Researcher with interest in Malware Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Machine Learning, and Cryptocurrencies. Shane, the President The Hacking Club @ SFSU and I, the Co-Founder, share the dream to provide students the opportunity to learn about InfoSec... Read More →
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Chris Magistrado

Security Researcher
Security Researcher with interest in Malware Analysis, Reverse Engineering, Machine Learning, and Cryptocurrencies. I Co-Founded The Hacking Club @ SFSU to provide students the opportunity to learn about InfoSec Careers and provide them the necessary skills to enter InfoSec upon completion... Read More →


Sunday April 15, 2018 11:40am - 12:10pm
AMC - Theatre 7