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Patching Windows Executables with the Backdoor Factory - Joshua Pitts Derbycon 2013 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Patching Windows Executables with the Backdoor Factory - Joshua Pitts
Derbycon 2013

Description: Patching or modifying binaries have been a common practice for security professionals and malicious actors alike for many years. The speaker will present an open source tool that patches Microsoft win32/64 binaries by using existing or new codecaves to store user selected shellcode, which continues normal execution of the infected binary. In addition, the speaker will discuss methods to bypass anti-virus solutions, attack vectors in which a tool like this can be used, and the associated mitigations necessary to protect a network.

Bio: Joshua Pitts has over 12 years experience in Information Technology (IT). He began his IT career in while serving the United States Marine Corps working in Signals Intelligence and IT security. After serving in the Marine Corps, Mr. Pitts attended the University of Florida and earned a degree in Decision Information Sciences. Mr. Pitts has audited and penetration tested numerous clients in both the commercial and government sectors, provided operational IT security services to include but not limited to: Malware analysis and reverse engineering, network and digital forensics, SIEM and IDS tuning, incident response and remediation, and UNIX and Windows hardening. He holds a Certificate in Python Development from the University of Illinois and several industry recognized certifications.

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