Raptor
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"A chain is only as strong as its weakest link." -- Charles A. Lindbergh
"I have seen the fnords." -- Historical graffiti on Anarchy Bridge, UK
"Testing can prove the presence of bugs, but not their absence." -- Edsger W. Dijkstra
"The enemy knows the system." -- Claude E. Shannon
"Perfection is achieved when there is nothing left to remove." -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"The GNU people aren't evil." -- /usr/src/linux/Documentation/CodingStyle
"You can't argue with a root shell." -- Felix "FX" Lindner
"The only limit to malloc exploitation is the imagination." -- Qualys Security Advisory
"Never whistle while you're pissing." -- Hagbard Celine
"When cryptography is outlawed, bayl bhgynjf jvyy unir cevinpl." -- Anonymous

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[0x01] Who's Raptor?

I'm a seasoned information security researcher and consultant with 20+ years of experience, specializing in offensive security, from old school X.25 to modern mobile apps. I work as Offensive Security Manager at @Mediaservice.net, a leading security advisory firm based in Italy, where I'm in charge of project and team management, red teaming, penetration testing, vulnerability research, and exploit development. Basically, I'm a professional hacker and project manager.

As a hacker and polyglot programmer of weird machines, I study how things can go wrong. As member of the ISECOM Core Team, I'm involved in the development of the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM), the international standard for performing security testing. I'm also contributing to the Hacker Highscool (HHS), another ISECOM project promoting security awareness for teens. As a technical writer, I've published articles on many computing magazines and I've co-authored some books, such as the popular Hacking Exposed Linux. Back in the 1990s, I co-founded Linux&C (the first Italian magazine about Linux and open source), Linux Pratico, and H&C.

This is my personal homepage and playground. Take a look below for (new) stuff. Send your feedback to: Marco Ivaldi <raptor[at]0xdeadbeef.info> (PGP key).

[0x02] Publications

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[0x04] Exploits

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[0x08] Code

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[0x10] Configurations

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