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Tyler Hudak

EXPERIENCE

Tyler has over 20 years of real-world experience in incident response, malware analysis, computer forensics, and information security for multiple organizations. He has spoken and taught at a number of security conferences about topics ranging from incident response to penetration testing techniques.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

  • BS Computer Science, University of Akron
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA)
  • GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE)

INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTIONS

MASTIFF Static Analysis Framework

PASSION FOR SECURITY

Tyler’s passion for incident response stems from his love of solving puzzles. He uses this ambition to get to the bottom of issues at hand; whether it’s forensic analysis of a disk, reverse engineering or malware, or the latest CTF contest, Tyler is driven to uncover every detail.

Featured Blogs And Resources

Discover the blogs, analysis, webinars, and podcasts by this team member.

Blog November 28 2023

What is Hackvertor (and why should I care)?

1.1      What’s Hackvertor and why should I care?Years ago, Gareth Heyes created a Burp Suite (Burp) extension called Hackvertor. It’s an extension with a lot…

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Blog November 16 2023

Clickjacking: Not Just for the Clicks

tl;dr versionYou can trick users into "typing" inputs in a clickjacking attack.YouTube demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIEZ1aByFvUPoC GitHub Repo:…

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Blog November 14 2023

Book Review - The Definitive Guide to PCI DSS Version 4

As a PCI QSA, I have answered numerous questions about the new PC DSS Version 4. With over 500 total controls, and at least 100 of them unique to this version,…

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Blog November 07 2023

The Triforce of Initial Access

LootWhile Red Teamers love to discuss and almost poetically describe their C2 feature sets, EDR evasion capabilities, and fast weaponizing of N-day exploits,…

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Blog November 02 2023

JS-Tap: Weaponizing JavaScript for Red Teams

How do you use malicious JavaScript to attack an application you know nothing about?Application penetration testers often create custom weaponized JavaScript…

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Blog October 17 2023

A Hitch-hacker's Guide to DACL-Based Detections (Part 3)

This blog series was co-authored by Security Consultant Megan Nilsen and TAC Practice Lead Andrew Schwartz.1    IntroductionIn this third and final…

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Blog October 12 2023

A Hitch-hacker's Guide to DACL-Based Detections (Part 2)

This blog series was co-authored by Security Consultant Megan Nilsen and TAC Practice Lead Andrew Schwartz.1    IntroductionThis is a continuation of A…

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Blog October 11 2023

A Hitch-hacker's Guide to DACL-Based Detections (Part 1B)

This blog series was co-authored by Security Consultant Megan Nilsen and TAC Practice Lead Andrew Schwartz.1    IntroductionIn this continuation to our first…

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Blog October 10 2023

A Hitch-hacker's Guide to DACL-Based Detections (Part 1A)

This blog series was co-authored by Security Consultant Megan Nilsen and TAC Practice Lead Andrew Schwartz.1    IntroductionIf you were to collectively ask any…

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Blog September 21 2023

Basic Authentication Versus CSRF

I was recently involved in an engagement where access was controlled by Basic Authentication. One (1) of the findings I discovered was a Cross-Site Request…

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