Alex "Jay" Balan

Alex (Jay) Balan is the Chief Security Researcher and Spokesperson for Bitdefender. His career is focused in the fields of information security, innovation and product strategy, which he has accumulated over 15 years of experience. Balan drove the vision for Bitdefender's UNIX-based security solutions before kickstarting an ambitious project that would advance the company's R&D department and steer a good part of the company's focus towards technology and innovation


Using cloud implementations to hack IoT. A practical guide working on multiple vendors

Using cloud implementations to hack IoTs. A practical guide that works on multiple vendors
Abstract (short): With all IoT vendors moving to cloud management, we felt it necessary to have a look at some of those implementations. In this talk, we'll showcase our latest findings on 4 popular vendors and their cloud implementations, starting with authentication bypasses, device tampering and even RCE relayed by the cloud and popping connect-back shells