[Owasp-losangeles] OWASP Los Angeles January Meeting this Wednesday with Samy Kamkar on Evercookie
tin.zaw at owasp.org
Sun Jan 23 20:40:08 EST 2011
Dear OWASP Friends,
Please don't forget that we have a meeting at Symantec in Culver City
this Wednesday at 7:00PM. Thanks to our sponsor, IBM Rational
Software, we will serve food as usual. Please RSVP below if you have
not already. Accurate headcount is appreciated.
I hope to see you there!
Speaker: Samy Kamkar
Samy Kamkar is best known for the Samy worm, the first XSS worm,
infecting over one million users on MySpace in less than 24 hours. A
co-founder of Fonality, Inc., an IP PBX company, Samy previously led
the development of all top-level domain name server software and
systems for Global Domains International (.ws), and worked for Penn
State University developing AI-based psychometric personality
In the past 10 years, Samy has focused on evolutionary and genetic
algorithmic software development, Voice over IP software development,
automated security and vulnerability research in network security,
reverse engineering, and network gaming. When not strapped behind the
Matrix, Samy can be found stunt driving, getting involved in local
community service projects, and continuing his focus on staying out of
Abstract: Evercookie: the Persistent Cookie
cookies in a browser. Its goal is to identify a client even after they
have removed standard cookies, Flash cookies Local Shared Objects or
LSOs), and others.
Evercookie accomplishes this by storing the cookie data in several
types of storage mechanisms that are available on the local browser.
Additionally, if evercookie has found the user has removed any of the
types of cookies in question, it recreates them using each mechanism
You can read more about Samy and Evercookie at http://samy.pl/evercookie/
IBM Rational Software
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