ToorCon TwentyOne speaker: Michael Leibowitz, Principal Troublemaker and Topher Timzen, Principal Vulnerability Enthusiast

Michael Leibowitz Michael (@r00tkillah) has done hard-time in real-time. An old-school computer engineer by education, he spends his days hacking the mothership for a fortune 100 company. Previously, he developed and tested embedded hardware and software, fooled around with strap-on boot roms, mobile apps, office suites, and written some secure software. On nights and weekends he hacks on electronics, writes CFPs, and contributes to the NSA Playset.

Twitter: @r00tkillah

Topher Timzen Topher Timzen (@TTimzen) is currently a Principal Vulnerability Enthusiast and enjoys causing constructive mischief. Topher has spoken at conferences such as DEF CON, SecTor and BSidesPDX on offensive security research. Enjoying teaching, particularly about exploitation, he has been running the CTF at BSidesPDX for the past few years. Topher is located in the woods hiking or mountain biking when not computing.

Twitter: @TTimzen

Collectively they have pretended to be bears, slayed a dragon or two, and have managed to not bring down a production server (for long). In reality, they just want to write malware.


Talks

EDR Is Coming; Hide Yo Sh!t

Utilizing UEFI Firmware Variables to hide malicious payloads from EDR solutions on both Linux and Windows platforms.