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2022 research

Sun 30 October 2022 Nils Amiet

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By the end of this year, I will have given four talks this year.

I did some research on GnuPG (GPG) memory forensics with my colleague Sylvain Pelissier and presented that research at Nullcon Berlin 2022 in April, and then at SSTIC2022 in June.

I also did some research on …

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Virtual talks

Sat 04 September 2021 Nils Amiet

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I gave two talks, lately. One was about replacing passwords with FIDO2 password authentication at Pass the SALT 2020.

I gave the other one with my colleague Tommmaso. It was about an open source Oblivious RAM filesystem prototype I wrote in Rust, called oramfs.

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BlackAlps19 Blockchain vulnerabilities and exploitation in practice workshop

Thu 07 November 2019 Nils Amiet

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I gave a 3-hour workshop about blockchain vulnerabilities and exploitation in practice at BlackAlps19 in Yverdon, Switzerland today.

Here are the slides: blackalps19-blockchain-workshop.pdf

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DEF CON 26 talk

Wed 29 August 2018 Nils Amiet

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If you were in Las Vegas for DEF CON 26 this year you may have seen a talk I gave with my colleague Yolan Romailler about collecting public keys and breaking them.

The video will be uploaded to Youtube eventually and I will update this post with its link. For …

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