||Madhu M Kurup
||Yahoo Web Services India
||Secure Programming - Buffer Overflows
||This talk plans to cover the why's and how's by which Buffer
overflow attacks occur. This talk will also discuss the mechanisms
that can be used to prevent and/or reduce the effect of such attacks.
This talk will be useful to developers attempting to write secure
programs and administrators trying to limit the damage caused by
buffer overflow attacks.
||Programming language theory
Buffer overflow mechanisms
A sample attack
Methods to prevent attacks
Usefulness of various methods
|| I'm a BE in Computer Science and Engg from UVCE, Bangalore.
My CS interests tend towards the OS/Compiler/Development side of
things. I've been working on and with Linux for over 5 years now. I've
also been associated with the Bangalore LUG in various capacities at
various events. I've also been writing for over 5 years in various
areas of computer science. For more info please feel free to visit:
to download the slides.