Interview with Ilja van Sprundel

This entry is part [part not set] of 24 in the series Hack the Planet

In this episode of the Hack the Planet Podcast:

We are joined by a master of C code audit, Ilja van Sprundel, Director of PenTest at IOActive and prolific public speaker. We ask him how he learned to be such a bad ass, including some epic stories from the past, and go over some of his recent areas of interest including IOMMU, bootloader, and kernel vulnerabilities.

Ilja’s Links:
An Offensive Approach to Teaching Information Security (Summer School):
Netric (archive):

Things not to do when using an IOMMU:
BSD kernel vulns:
Windows drivers:
X Security:
iOS Security:
Hacking Smart Phones:

Daniel Stone, Wayland and X:


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Original music produced by Symbol Crash. Warning: Some explicit language and adult themes.