Aseem Jakhar

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Aseem Jakhar

Aseem Jakhar is a security researcher from Pune Area, India. He has worked on various security software including IBM ISS Proventia UTM appliance, Mirapoint messaging/security appliance, anti-spam engine, anti-virus software, multicast packet reflector, Transparent HTTPS proxy with captive portal, bayesian spam filter to name a few. He is well known in the hacking and security community as the founder of null - The open security community (registered not-for-profit organization,, the largest security community in India.

He is an active speaker at security and open source conferences; some of the conferences he has spoken at include AusCERT, Defcon,, Blackhat, Xcon, Cyber security summit, Cocon, OSI Days, Clubhack, Gnunify.


Founder of nullcon, an international hacker conference in India.

He is the author of open source Linux thread injection kit - Jugaad and Indroid which demonstrate a stealthy malware infection technique.


Denies that nullcon is a non profit conference but he actually profits from it.