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Wednesday, August 3 • 15:00 - 16:00
Is that a penguin in my Windows?

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One of the latest features coming out in Windows is the new Windows Subsystem for Linux. This brand new system provides translations for Linux syscalls via a new kernel interface. This talk will go over the technical details of this brand new interface with a focus on it's security implications. We'll go over features that might be beneficial to be leveraged by pentesters as well as what how the new subsystem can be abused by local exploits targeting Windows.

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Spencer McIntyre

SecureState
As a member of the Research and Development team at SecureState, Spencer McIntyre works to discover vulnerabilities within organizations systems and understand the underlying risks. Mr. McIntyre balances his focus between vulnerability and in-house tool development. During his time... Read More →


Wednesday August 3, 2016 15:00 - 16:00
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