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free presentation Friday 5/15/2009 on rootkits at San Francisco State University

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  • free presentation Friday 5/15/2009 on rootkits at San Francisco State University

    sorry for the late notice. might be of interest to folks near the Bay Area...

    This Friday 5/15/2009 Bill Blunden of San Francisco State University will be
    presenting on rootkits and select topics from his soon to be published
    book "The Rootkit Arsenal: Escape and Evasion in the Dark Corners of
    the System".

    author's website:
    http://www.belowgotham.com/RootkitArsenal.htm

    review on Slashdot:
    http://books.slashdot.org/article.pl...27247&from=rss

    This discussion will provide an overview of rootkits that describes
    the core services which the technology offers and how these services
    are implemented in practice. Special emphasis will be given to system
    modification tactics and anti-forensic countermeasures. Finally, this
    presentation will examine who is using rootkits and briefly comment on
    analogies in the political arena.

    When: Noon-1:30pm on Friday 5/15/2009
    Where: San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave
    HSS Building, Room 362, San Francisco CA

    PLEASE RSVP to alkeller (@) sfsu (d0t) edu

    Google Maps to Campus:
    http://tiny.cc/PhUPv

    Campus Map:
    http://www.sfsu.edu/~sfsumap/

    There are a myriad of public transportation options for getting to SF
    State:
    http://www.sfsu.edu/~parking/directions/

    Street parking is often scarce so please allow yourself time to park
    and walk to the campus. There is also a parking lot available for
    $1/hour: http://www.sfsu.edu/~parking/text/parking.html

    This talk is sponsored by Academic Technology and our venue has been
    graciously provided by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
    Refreshments will be provide, please feel free to bring your lunch.
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