SPRO-2019 Workshop Programme

  • 08:50 Welcome + opening by chairs Paolo Falcarin and Michael Zunke

Session 1: Industry Keynote Talk (9:00-10:00)

  • Modern Static Analysis of Obfuscated Code by Rusty Wagner (BinaryNinja – Vector35)

Coffee break (10:00-10:45)

Session 2: Research Papers: Reverse Engineering (10:45-12:00)
Chair: TBD

  • Defeating Opaque Predicates Statically through Machine Learning and Binary Analysis; Ramtine Tofighi-Shirazi (Thales Group and Univ. Grenoble Alpes); Philippe Elbaz-Vincent (Univ. Grenoble Alpes); Irina Mariuca Asavoae (Thales Group); Thanh-Ha Le (Thales Group).
  • Towards Taming Malware Mutation via Studying the Evolution of Metamorphic Virus; Li Wang (Pennsylvania State University); Dongpeng Xu (University of New Hampshire); Jiang Ming (University of Texas Arlington); Yu Fu (Pennsylvania State University); Dinghao Wu (Pennsylvania State University).
  • SATURN – Software Deobfuscation Framework Based on LLVM; Peter Garba (Thales Group) ; Matteo Favaro (Zimperium)

Lunch break (12:00-14:00)

Session 3: Academic Keynote Talk (14:00-15:00)

  • Cheat Protection in Online Games by Prof Dr Stijn Volckaert (KU Leuven)

Coffee break (15:00-15:45)

Session 4: Research Papers: Software Protection (15:45-17:00)
Chair: TBD

  • Epona and the Obfuscation Paradox: Transparent for Users and Developers, a Pain for Reversers; Beatrice Creusillet (Quarkslab); Pierrick Brunet (Quarkslab); Adrien Guinet (Quarkslab); Juan Manuel Martinez (Quarkslab).
  • VirtSC: Combining Virtualization Obfuscation with Self-Checksumming; Mohsen Ahmadvand (Technical University of Munich); Daniel Below (Technical University of Munich); Sebastian Banescu (Technical University of Munich); Alexander Pretschner (Technical University of Munich).
  • Detecting Fault Injection Attacks with Runtime Verification; Ali Kassem (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Inria); Ylies Falcone (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Inria)

Session 5: Ghidra Tutorial (17:00-18:00)

  • Hands-on Ghidra – A tutorial about the software reverse engineering framework; by Roman Rohleder (Thales Group).