4 - 5 OCTOBER 2017 / EXCEL LONDON

Samy Kamkar

Job Title: Independent Security Researcher

Samy Kamkar

Samy Kamkar is an independent security researcher, best known for creating The MySpace worm, the fastest spreading virus of all time. His open source software and research highlights the insecurities and privacy implications in every day technologies, from the Evercookie which produces virtually immutable respawning cookies to SkyJack, a drone that wirelessly hijacks and autonomously controls other drones. His work has been cited by the NSA, triggered hearings on Capitol Hill, and has been the basis for security advancements across virtually all web browsers, smartphones, and other technologies.

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