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Packing Heat — AthCon 2012 update

AthCon 2012 is now over and what a great event that was!

Our talk this year, entitled “Packing Heat!”, described ways in which PE executables can be packed to evade AntiVirus (AV) detection during penetration tests. Specifically, the talk presented a new type of packer; a packer that generates metamorphic executables. Each executable generated by this type of packer both looks different on-disk and behaves differently at runtime.

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Packing Heat — AthCon 2012

census is excited to be participating for the third time at AthCon, the leading technical IT security conference in Greece. This year our researchers will be presenting a new design for executable packing that allows penetration testers to hide malicious payloads from a wide variety of antivirus engines.

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Introducing the Parasite — AthCon 2011

census is happy to be participating for the second time at AthCon, the leading technical IT security conference in Greece! At this year’s conference, our researcher Nikos Tsagkarakis will be presenting the “Parasite”, a small device that is capable of creating a physical backdoor in an otherwise protected network.

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New whitepaper on Security Testing

A new whitepaper on Security Testing has been added to the Services section of our website.

It features an introduction to aggressive security testing with the Tiger Team & Penetration Testing services, and presents the key benefits of the census Security Testing approach.