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Felix Rieseberg

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Felix Rieseberg
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Felix Rieseberg is a former Open Source Engineer at Microsoft and the creator of the windows95 electron app that allows you to run Windows 95 on macOS, Linux, and Windows. He is the single developer behind Awesome Zombie Sniper.

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WiZ

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Jarkko Oikarinen
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Jarkko Oikarinen is the inventor of the first Internet chat network, called Internet Relay Chat (IRC). In 1997, his development of IRC earned Oikarinen a Dvorak Award for Personal Achievement—Outstanding Global Interactive Personal Communications System

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Parisa Tabriz

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Parisa Tabriz
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Parisa Tabriz is an Iranian-Polish-American computer security professional who works for Google as a Director of Engineering. She has been called Google's "Security Princess" due to her experience in hacking and internet security. Outside of Google, Parisa has served as a consultant to the White House U.S. Digital Service to enhance security of government technology, lectured at the Harvard Kennedy School, taught minors to hack, and consulted with multiple entertainment writers to help them understand the world of cybersecurity and technology so they can create and depict more accurate, diverse stories.

In 2017, she was featured on WIRED’s Next List for her work pushing encryption on the web, and in 2012, she was selected by Forbes as one of the 30 under 30 pioneers in technology. She holds a Masters of Science degree from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) with published work in privacy enhancing technologies and wireless security.

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Bill Breen

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Bill Breen
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Bill Breen has been a senior planner for the DEF CON security conference for over 12 years, and is on their CFP review board. In addition, he is a member of the Ninja Network hacker group, and has been involved in the hacking community for over 20 years. Currently, he lives in the Philippines with his wife.

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Orange Tsai

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Cheng-Da Tsai
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Cheng-Da Tsai, also as known as Orange Tsai, is member of DEVCORE and CHROOT from Taiwan. He is a speaker at conferences such as HITCON, WooYun and AVTokyo. He participates in numerous Capture-the-Flags (CTF), and won 2nd place in DEF CON 22 as team member of HITCON. Orange is currently focusing on vulnerability research & web application security. Orange enjoys finding vulnerabilities and participates in Bug Bounty Program. He is enthusiastic about finding Remote Code Execution (RCE) on big vendors, and uncovered RCE in several vendors, such as Facebook, Uber, Apple, GitHub, Yahoo and Imgur.

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0x00string

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0x00string is a hacker and security researcher, a recent addition to Exploitee.rs who has presented at BSidesSATX and ISSW. His previous published work includes Reverse Engineering The Kankun Smart Plug, and Hacking The Samsung Allshare Cast Hub. His hobbies include bug collecting and hacking all the things.

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Artem Kondratenko

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Artem Kondratenko
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Artem Kondratenko is a penetration tester who researchers on software and hardware security for appliances. Author of multiple CVE's on VMware Virtualization Platforms (CVE-2016-5331, CVE-2016-7458, CVE-2016-7459, CVE-2016-7460). He enjoys contributing to the community by writing penetration testing tools such as Invoke-Vnc (PowerShell vnc injector, part of CrackMapExec) and Rpivot (reverse socks4 proxy, now part of BlackArch Linux Distro).

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Mathy Vanhoef

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Mathy Vanhoef
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Mathy Vanhoef researches on stream-ciphers, discovered a new attack on RC4 that made it possible to exploit RC4 as used in TLS in practice (the RC4 NOMORE attack), and found the HEIST attack against TLS. He also focuses on wireless security, where he turns commodity wifi cards into state-of-the-art jammers, defeats MAC address randomization, and breaks protocols like WPA-TKIP.

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Indrajeet Bhuyan

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Indrajeet Bhuyan
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Indrajeet Bhuyan is an Indian security researcher who previously made the smallest possible code of 2kb which could crash WhatsApp which affected 500 million people and also reported security holes in the WhatsApp web client that in some way exposes its users’ privacy. In August 2015, he found a flaw in Indian banking system affecting 20,000+ Indian banks using which an attacker can see the bank balance and transaction history of anyone.

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Christof Paar

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Christof Paar
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Christof Paar co-founded CHES (Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems), an international conference on applied cryptography. Christof’s research interests include efficient crypto implementations, hardware security, and security analysis of real-world systems. He also works on applications of embedded security, e.g., in cars or consumer devices. He holds an ERC Advanced Grant in hardware security and is spokesperson for two doctoral research schools. Christof has over 200 peer-reviewed publications and is co-author of the textbook Understanding Cryptography (Springer, 2009).

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