Vivek Ramachandran

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Vivek Ramachandran

Vivek is an Indian Security Researcher who is the founder and Chief Trainer at and Pentester Academy. He has spoken at various security conferences like Blackhat, Defcon, Nullcon and Toorcon on Wireless Security and is the discoverer of the Caffe Latte attack. The author of the books “Backtrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing” and “The Metasploit Megaprimer”.


He pwned WEP Cloaking which is a WEP protection schema during Defcon 15 (2007).

One of the programmers of the 802.1x protocol and Port Security in Cisco's 6500 Catalyst series of switches.

He conceptualized enterprise Wi-Fi Backdoors.