Blake

IRL Name: 
Blake Self
Biography: 

Blake Self was initially most widely known for co-authoring the first commercial encrypted instant messenger with Dr. Cyrus Peikari while at VirusMD in the late 90s. He has since become known for his various talks at information security conferences. He has been attending Defcon since high school and has given several talks. He has also spoken at the SERC Showcase, CERIAS Symposium, S^2ERC Showcase, and Hackcon. He has worked as a SIPRNET Administrator, Department of Defense Red Team Analyst, Director of Information Technology, and R&D at various corporations. He currently works in the financial sector and was directly involved in defending against the DDoS attacks of Operation Ababil. He's also well known within SOLDIERX for being the only guy dumb enough to use his real name. Blake holds a M.S. in Computer Science from Purdue University.

Facts

Was once called the backstreet boy of hacking.

Won Mercatur's 2001 Hacker Hotties Contest

Doxed as RaT by some random dumbass due to being the original registrar of soldierx.com

Wrote the current SMS and Signal implementation of SMIRCH for the Mojave Phone Booth

Rumors

Loves cisc0ninja's sister

Makes SX's 0day Wine

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