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NT OBJECTives CTO Dan Kuykendall to Present "Revenge of the Geeks, Hacking Fantasy Football Sites" at the Lonestar Application Security Conference (LASCON)

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NT OBJECTives (NTO), provider of the most automated, comprehensive and accurate web application security software announced today that company co-CEO and CTO Dan Kuykendall will present "Revenge of the Geeks, Hacking Fantasy Football Sites," at the Lonestar Application Security Conference (LASCON) taking place October 24 and 25 in Austin, TX.

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LASCON is an OWASP conference held annually in Austin, TX and features a gathering thought leaders, web developers, security engineers, mobile developers and information security professionals.  In his presentation, "Revenge of the Geeks, Hacking Fantasy Football Sites," Kuykendall will walk attendees through the anatomy of a hack against popular fantasy football and baseball mobile applications showing every "sneak play" required to control the application and win the Big Game. The tools and techniques used in this hack can be applied against any mobile application as these applications leverage rich new formats like JSON and REST to deliver a rich user experience found in today's mobile applications, and not surprisingly, are exposing the same familiar vulnerabilities like SQL and command injection.

Kuykendall will go on to explain how mistakes with the application's session management can allow would-be hackers to break down the nested communication formats and inject targeted payloads to manipulate team lineups. He will also share how hackers could also post false comments on the message board from the victim's account. 

After Kuykendall takes attendees through the hack, he will abstract these techniques, tie them directly to best practices, and apply them to other mobile applications so participants will walk away with specific tools and techniques to better understand mobile back-end hacking.

LASCON will take place October 22-25 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Norris Conference Center in Austin, TX. The full agenda can be found at: http://lascon2013.sched.org.

 

WHAT:                             

Session: Revenge of the Geeks, Hacking Fantasy Football Sites

WHEN:                             

Friday, October 25, 2013


General Session: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Kuykendall to present at 12:00 p.m.

WHO:                               

Dan Kuykendall, co-CEO and CTO, NT OBJECTives

WHERE:                          

LASCON


Norris Conference Center


Austin, TX

                                     

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About NT OBJECTives, Inc.

NT OBJECTives, Inc. (NTO) is a provider of most automated, comprehensive and accurate web application security software, services and SaaS. NTO's customizable suite of solutions includes application security testing, SaaS scanning and in-depth consulting services to help companies build the most comprehensive, efficient and accurate web application security program. NT OBJECTives is privately held with headquarters in Irvine, CA. For more information, visit www.ntobjectives.com or follow us on Twitter at @ntobjectives or @dan_kuykendall.

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ZAG Communications
703.928.9996
kari@zagcommunications.com  

 

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