Browser Design Flaws – Hacking by Breaking in Architectures

April 23, 2009 (at 9:45 a.m.) in

The design level stringencies in browsers give birth to a number of vulnerabilities and weaken the security model. We will break into the architecture level complexities. In order to accomplish this we will jump directly into security architectures of open source browsers, for example Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Then we move on with other design problems and will discuss a number of real life vulnerabilities.

Aditya Sood

Aditya K Sood is an independent security researcher and founder of SecNiche Security. He goes with a handle of 0kn0ck. He is working in the security field since last 5 years. He holds a BE and a MS in Cyber Law and Information Security. He is an active speaker at conferences like EuSecwest, XCON, XKungfoo, OWASP, Clubhack, CERT-IN etc. His research interests include penetration testing, reverse engineering and web application security. His work has been quoted at eWeek, SCMagazine, ZDNet, internetnewsetc. Aditya’s research has been featured in USENIX login and Elsevier Network Security Journal. He is also a Lead author for Hakin9 Group for writing hacking and security related papers Aditya’s research projects include CERA, Cutting Edge Research Analysis on Web Application Security, Mlabs and TrioSec project. He has also released number of security related papers on packetstormsecurity, infosecwriters, Xssed and also given number of advisories to fore front companies. On professional front he works for KPMG as penetration tester.