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Capital City 2014

Washington, DC | Mon, Jul 7 - Sat, Jul 12, 2014
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50 Shades of Hidden - Diving Deep Into Code Injection

  • Jake Williams
  • Tuesday, July 8th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm

The technological prowess of attackers has increased dramatically over the last several years. Gone are the days when you could hope to discover malware.exe running in the process list. Attackers are migrating to code injection as a method to remain hidden from prying eyes examining process list entries.

Sure, we've all heard the term code injection or DLL injection, but what does it really mean? How does it really work? Hint: it isn't magic. However, many explanations are bereft, with hand waving and pressing the "I believe" button. In this webcast, we'll talk about how code injection really works at a more technical level. We'll take a quick look at some malware that's performing code injection and discuss detection strategies for when your antivirus fails to detect it. Code injection is a huge topic and we can't cover every aspect in an hour, but the goal is for you to walk away understanding the basics of what's happening under the hood so you can speak intelligently to the topic.

Bonus Sessions

The following bonus sessions are open to all paid attendees at no additional cost. There are many different types of events that fall into these categories:

  • SANS@Night: Evening presentations given after day courses have ended. This category includes Keynotes.
  • Special Events: SANS-hosted events and other non-technical recreational offerings. This category includes, but is not limited to, Receptions and Information Tables.
Monday, July 7
Session Speaker Time Type
General Session - Welcome to SANS Mike Poor Monday, July 7th, 8:15am - 8:45am Special Events
Who's Watching the Watchers? Mike Poor Monday, July 7th, 7:15pm - 9:15pm Keynote
Tuesday, July 8
Session Speaker Time Type
50 Shades of Hidden - Diving Deep Into Code Injection Jake Williams Tuesday, July 8th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Wednesday, July 9
Session Speaker Time Type
The 13 Absolute Truths of Security Keith Palmgren Wednesday, July 9th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Weaponizing Digital Currency G. Mark Hardy Wednesday, July 9th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm SANS@Night
Thursday, July 10
Session Speaker Time Type
Incident Response and Forensics In The Cloud Paul A. Henry Thursday, July 10th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night
Friday, July 11
Session Speaker Time Type
DLP FAIL!!! Using Encoding, Steganography, and Covert Channels to Evade DLP and Other Critical Controls Kevin Fiscus Friday, July 11th, 7:15pm - 8:15pm SANS@Night