DEF CON 15 - Moore and Valsmith - Tactical Exploitation
HD Moore & Valsmith: Tactical Exploitation
Penetration testing often focuses on individual vulnerabilities and services. This talk introduces a tactical approach that does not rely on exploiting known vulnerabilities. Using combination of new tools and obscure techniques, I will walk through the process of compromising an organization without the use of normal exploit code. Many of the tools will be made available as new modules for the Metasploit Framework.
HD Moore is the director of security research at BreakingPoint Systems, where he focuses on the security testing features of the BreakingPoint product line. HD is the founder of the Metasploit Project and one of the core developers of the Metasploit Framework, the leading open-source exploit development platform. In his spare time, HD searches for new vulnerabilities, develops security tools, and contributes to open-source security projects.
Valsmith has been involved in the computer security community and industry for o