DEF CON 22 – Deviant Ollam & Howard Payne – Elevator Hacking – From the Pit to the Penthouse

Elevator Hacking – From the Pit to the Penthouse
Deviant Ollam The CORE Group
Howard Payne The CORE Group

All through the historical past of hacker tradition, elevators have performed a key position. From the mystique of scholars at MIT taking late-night rides upon automotive tops (do not do this, please!) to the work of recent pen testers who use elevators to bypass constructing safety methods (it is simpler than you assume!) these units are sometimes misunderstood and their full vary of options and skills go unexplored. This speak will probably be an in-depth rationalization of how elevators work… permitting for larger understanding, system optimizing, and the subversion of safety in lots of amenities. Those that attend will study why an elevator is nearly no totally different than an unlocked staircase so far as constructing safety is worried!

Whereas paying the payments as a safety auditor and penetration testing advisor together with his firm, The CORE Group, Deviant Ollam can also be member of the Board of Administrators of the US division of TOOOL, The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers. Deviant runs the Lockpicking Village with TOOOL at HOPE, DEFCON, ShmooCon, and so on, and he has carried out bodily safety coaching periods for Black Hat, DeepSec, ToorCon, HackCon, ShakaCon, HackInTheBox, ekoparty, AusCERT, GovCERT, CONFidence, america Army Academy at West Level, and the USA Naval Academy at Annapolis. His favourite Amendments to the US Structure are, in no specific order, the first, 2nd, ninth, & 10th.

Twitter: @deviantollam, @TCGsec

Howard Payne is an elevator advisor from New York specializing in code compliance and accident investigations. He has logged over 9,000 hours analyzing car-tops, motor rooms, and hoistways in instances starting from minor accidents to highly-publicized fatalities, and has contributed to forensic investigations which were acknowledged by native, State, and Federal courts. Howard has appeared on nationwide broadcast tv making elevators do issues they by no means ought to. When he is not driving up and down high-rise hoistways, he moonlights as a drum and bass DJ and semi-professional gambler. His favourite path is Up and his favourite elevator function is riot mode.

Twitter: @SgtHowardPayne