Jane Street
Tech Talks

November 20, 2019

Dude, Where Are My Files? Reverse Engineering Ransomware

Michael Sikorski
Fire Eye Labs

Join Michael Sikorski, author of “Practical Malware Analysis”, as he introduces you to malware analysis and reverse engineering by dissecting Ransomware. Mike will review some of the most famous ransomware attacks in recent memory such as WannaCry and Petya. In multiple demonstrations, he’ll show exactly how to reverse engineer malware using real-world samples.

Michael Sikorski

Michael Sikorski is an expert in reverse engineering and malware analysis. He is the Senior Director and Founder of the FireEye Labs Advanced Reverse Engineering (FLARE) Team. Mike provides oversight to research projects and manages the analysis process used by the team. He created a series of courses in malware analysis and teaches them to a variety of audiences including the FBI, NSA, and Black Hat. Mike is the co-author of the book "Practical Malware Analysis," which is published by No Starch Press. He came to FireEye through its acquisition of Mandiant, where he worked for seven years. Prior to Mandiant, he worked for MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the National Security Agency. Mike is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University's Department of Computer Science.