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ESET Research goes to RSA Conference 2021 with two presentations

May 13, 2021

We are going to discover two threats – Android stalkerware and XP exploits

UPDATE (Could 13th, 2021): This text was up to date to make clear details about the classes that ESET researchers will host.

We’re just some days away from RSA Conference 2021 (Could 17-20), an vital annual occasion for the IT safety business and analysis. ESET is worked up to have a powerful presence on the digital present flooring, with its researchers set to host two much-anticipated classes. Our very personal Jean-Ian Boutin, Zuzana Hromcová and Lukáš Štefanko will present deep dives into Home windows XP exploits and Android stalkerware.

Each shows will happen on Could 17, the opening day of the convention. ESET researcher Lukáš Štefanko will handle “Security: The Hidden Cost of Android Stalkerware” from 11:20 to 12:00 PDT (20:20 to 21:00 CEST). Stalkerware is used to spy on customers by gathering, transmitting, and storing details about their actions. ESET Analysis has found critical vulnerabilities in Android stalkerware apps and their monitoring servers that, if exploited, might have a critical impression on the victims. Primarily based on ESET telemetry, the variety of stalkerware detections in 2020 rose by 48% in comparison with 2019. Lukáš will cowl greater than 80 completely different households of Android stalkerware and concentrate on safety points and privateness flaws of their code. 

Instantly following Lukáš Štefanko, Head of Risk Analysis at ESET Jean-Ian Boutin and ESET researcher Zuzana Hromcová will take the digital stage with “Beyond Living-Off-the-Land: Why XP Exploits Still Matter” from 12:05 to 12:45 PDT (21:05 to 21:45CEST). Dwelling-Off-the-Land refers to a way the place attackers use reputable, preinstalled instruments to hold out their malicious operations. At ESET, we all know how a weak Home windows XP DLL can rapidly flip incident response right into a nightmare – be taught from our expertise and leverage our steerage to fortify your defenses. 

To observe the shows reside, register on the RSA Conference 2021 website. Make sure you examine the convention’s full agenda for extra data, together with which kind of entry move works greatest for you. We hope to see you on the convention.

If you can not be a part of the occasion reside, nevertheless, ESET Analysis has you lined. will publish a white paper by Lukáš Štefanko on Android stalkerware on the primary day of the convention.  

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