July 12, 2017 | 4 Min. Read

Hackers on the Strip: Synack in Las Vegas

Synack at Black Hat, BSides LV & DEF CON

The Synack team is ramping up for another action-packed and fun-filled week in Las Vegas. Take a look at our talks and events; let us know if you’ll be there – we hope to see you soon!

Synack @Black Hat


Synack talks:

Patrick Wardle:

  • Offensive Malware Analysis: Dissecting OSX/Fruitfly via a Custom C&C Server
    Wednesday July 26th | 5:05 PM | Lagoon DEFJKL
    Talk details here
  • MacOS Security Tools
    Thursday July 27th | 10:00 AM | Arsenal Theater Demo
    Talk details here

Drop by the Synack booth:
Where: Mandalay Bay Convention Center | #648 in the Business Hall
When: Wednesday, July 26th 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM | Thursday, July 27th  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

We’ll have a live hacker station full of juicy targets, Synack experts, demo stations, cool new Synack swag, food and drink, and more fun activities. Come by, hang out, and hack for a while.

Schedule a Meeting:
Want to learn more about what hackers can do for you? Schedule a meeting with the Synack team at Black Hat.
Request a meeting

Synack Adrenaline Rush:
Join Synack and other top Security Professionals at a nearby gun range to put your shooting skills to the test. A quick getaway that is sure to be an unforgettable experience!
Request a Spot

Attend our private Synack gatherings:

  • Veterans Happy Hour
    Thursday July 27th | 5:00 – 6:30 PM | Delano Panoramic Suite
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Escape the commotion of the Expo floor for a while; these events are a great way to meet our execs and learn about Synack in a quiet and more intimate setting.

Synack @BSidesLV


Synack talks:

David Weinman, Synack R&D:

  • Introduction to Reversing and Pwning
    Tuesday July 25th | 6:00 PM | Tuscany Suites – Proving Ground (Florentine G)

Talk details: Beginner-oriented talk on reverse engineering and pwning (binary exploitation). Only pre-requisite knowledge is basic C programming. Details are confined to the Linux x86 platform.

BSidesLV Pool Party
Synack is hosting this year’s party with BSidesLV – Researchers come on out and meet up with us for late night drinks and pool-side fun!

What: #BSidesLV Wednesday night party. Time for a night of lighthearted fun; hacking spirited chats, deep conversations, drinks and music by the pool!
Where: Tuscany Suites
When: Wednesday July 26th | 10:00 PM – 4:00 AM

Come party with Synack and the rest of the BSides participants. For more info: www.bsideslv.org/

Synack @DEF CON 25


Synack talks:

Patrick Wardle, Chief Security Researcher

  • Offensive Malware Analysis: Dissecting OSX/Fruitfly via a Custom C&C Server
    Friday July 28th | 10:20 AM | Track 101 | Demo, Tool
    Talk details here
  • Death By 1000 Installers; on macOS, it’s all broken!
    Friday July 28th | 2:00 PM | Track 2 | Demo, Exploit
    Talk details here

Mikhail Sosonkin, Director of R&D:

  • Hacking Travel Routers like it’s 1999
    Friday July 28th | 10:20 AM | Track 2 | Demo, Exploit
    Talk details here


Recon Village


Synack talks:

Mikhail Sosonkin, Director of R&D:

  • Up Close and Personal – Keeping an Eye on your Mobile App
    Friday July 28th | 6:25 PM | Recon Village

Recon CTF
Synack is sponsoring! Come check it out and put your recon skills to the test. We love to see our SRT out competing at CTFs and hope to see you there! 🙂

What: OSInt Capture the Flag is an online/offline Jeopardy Style Contest. There will be a bunch of challenges in multiple categories, all related to OSINT.
Where: Recon Village, Promenade Level @ DEF CON
When: Friday July 28th – Sunday July 30th
More Information Here

Recon Celebration – Party with Synack
Where: Recon Village, Promenade Level @ DEF CON
When: Friday July 28th 2017, 9:00 PM


r00tz Village, Caesar’s Palace


Synack and r00tz have a common mission: to help kids learn white-hat hacking to better our world. At the r00tz Village there will be a ton of amazing, kid friendly hacking activities to engage in; hands-on workshops & games, reverse engineering, soldering, cryptography and more. Listen to Synack’s top researchers teach kids some of their best hacks, and hear how Synack and the US Army are working together to develop the next generation of cyber soldiers.

Synack talks and workshops:

David Weinman, Synack R&D:

  • Introduction to cheat engine with demos
    Saturday July 29th | 11:00 AM | r00tz Village, Emperor’s Level @ DEF CON

Workstation: Synack + US Army Cyber

  • How to Hack the Pentagon – Super Power for Good Against Evil
    Saturday July 29th | 1:00 – 4:00 PM | r00tz Village, Emperor’s Level @ DEF CON

**If you would like to meet up with Synack for any reason, please reach out to us.**

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