Trend Micro Experts at Black Hat 2016 to Discuss Ransomware and Critical Vulnerabilities
August 01, 2016

DALLAS & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software, today announced its participation in Black Hat USA 2016, taking place July 30 – August 4. Raimund Genes, chief technology officer, and Ed Cabrera, chief cybersecurity officer, will be on-hand to discuss various booth presentations throughout the event demonstrating ransomware attacks, along with threat researchers detailing their experience with WPAD and kernel exploits.

The following are additional details regarding speaker sessions:

  • $hell on Earth: From Browser to System Compromise
    Wednesday, August 3, 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. – Mandalay Bay EF
    Matt Molinyawe and Jasiel Spelman, vulnerability analysts and exploit developers, ZDI
    Abdul-Aziz Hariri, security researcher, ZDI
    Joshua Smith, senior vulnerability researcher, ZDI
    This presentation will detail insights into state-of-the-art software exploitation discovered during Pwn2Own 2016. Topics covered include modern browser exploitation, the complexity of kernel Use-After-Free exploitation, and the simplicity of exploiting logic errors and directory traversals in the kernel.
  • BadWPAD
    Thursday, August 4, 12:10 p.m.-12:35 p.m. – Mandalay Bay BCD
    Maxim Goncharov, senior threat researcher, Trend Micro
    This presentation will discuss well-known risks in WPAD protocol that have been largely overlooked by the security community to date. Several experiments have been conducted to explore these risks and potential exploit vectors.

For more information and coverage from the conference, follow @TrendMicro. Stop by booth No. 124 to meet additional Trend Micro experts.

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