Ioan Iacob

Senior Security Researcher CrowdStrike


Ioan is a Sr. Security Researcher for CrowdStrike, with 10 years of experience in the cyber security industry. He is focused on reverse engineering malware with the goal of improving CrowdStrike’s threat prevention capabilities, but also has expertise in malware hunting, digital forensics, task automation and malware emulation via Python and C++.

The Anatomy of Wiper Malware

Wipers have been the weapon of choice in cyber conflicts for the past decade. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have brought them back to the forefront of security research. The entire infosec community wanted to be prepared for any NotPetya type of overspill. Join us for a deep dive into various wipers unraveled by the security community, their particularities  and dissection of the specific techniques employed by these kind of threats.

This presentation is co-presented with Madalin Ionita, Security Researcher at CrowdStrike.

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Other speakers joining this year

Cosmin Anghel

Cyber Security Director (CISO) SN Nuclearelectrica SA

George-Andrei Iosif

Founder Member MutableSecurity

Dr Nestori Syynimaa

Senior Principal Security Researcher Secureworks

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