22C3 - 2.2

22nd Chaos Communication Congress
Private Investigations

Yves Younan

Researcher at the Department of Computer Science of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Yves Younan is a researcher for the DistriNet research group of the Department of Computer Science of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He's currently working on a PhD where the main topic is a more methodical approach for designing countermeasures to code injection attacks. This research has led to several actual countermeasures being designed of which dnmalloc is currently the most mature and ready for release. Publications are available at http:www.fort-knox.org

He also goes by the nick ace and is a member of the nologin.org security research group.