Ruxcon 2011 Final Call For Papers


This year the conference will take place over the weekend of 19th and 20th of November at the CQ Function Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Professional Delegate registration is now open: Registration. Standard Delegate and Student Delegate level registration will be open from September 1st.

Ruxcon Training provides a unique opportunity to receive specialist security training usually not available in Australia. Our instructors are considered to be leading experts in their given security fields and have prior experience training students. For more information please see: Training

The Ruxcon team is pleased to announce the call for papers for the seventh annual Ruxcon conference. For more information please see: Call For Papers.

Ruxcon 2011 Presentations

The following presentations have been accepted during the first round of Ruxcon 2011 Call for Papers. More presentations will be added after the Final round of Call For Papers.

  • Malware Mythbusting – Alex Kirk
  • Detecting Software Bugs and Vulnerabilities in Linux – Silvio Cesare
  • Fun and Profit with Hypervisors – Nishad Herath
  • Encyclopaedia Of Windows Privilege Escalation – Brett Moore
  • APCO P25 Security Revisited – The Practical Attacks! – Matt Robert & Steven Glass
  • Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger… – Louis Nyffenegger & Luke Jahnke
  • Post Memory Corruption Memory Analysis – Jonathan Brossard
  • An Embarassingly Simple Solution to the Problem of Protecting Browser Users – Peter Gutmann
  • 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report – Mark Goudie
  • Digital Forensic Evidence: From Certainty to Shades of Grey – Dr Bradley Schatz
  • GCC Plugins: Die by the Sword – Matt Davis
  • Operation Carpo, The Hack of an Australian Registrar – Alex Tilley
  • Forensic Timeline Splunking – Nick Klein
  • Unusual and Hilarious Vulnerabilities – Root-Dude

About Ruxcon

Ruxcon is a computer security conference that aims to bring together the best and the brightest security talent within the Aus-Pacific region. The conference is a mixture of live presentations, activities and demonstrations presented by security experts from the Aus-Pacific region and invited guests from around the world. Ruxcon is widely regarded as a leading computer security conference within Australia attracting all facets of the security landscape from industry, academics, to enthusiasts.

Ruxcon presentations run for one hour, cover a diverse range of topics, and are presented by credible local and international speakers. Attendees have the opportunity to meet new people, either socially during the lunch or drink breaks, or during the many activities and competitions held over the weekend. These competitions will allow novices to improve their basic skills, while experts can test their skills against their peers, with everyone having the opportunity of winning prizes and having some fun.


The Ruxcon team is pleased to announce the call for papers for the seventh annual Ruxcon conference.

This year the conference will take place over the weekend of 19th and 20th of November at the CQ Function Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

The deadline for submissions is the 15th of October..

  What is Ruxcon ?

Ruxcon is the premier technical computer security conference in the Australia-Pacific region. The conference aims to bring together the individual talents of the best and brightest security folk in the region, through live presentations, activities and demonstrations.

The conference is held over two days in a relaxed atmosphere, allowing attendees to enjoy themselves whilst networking within the community and expanding their knowledge of security.

Live presentations and activities will cover a full range of defensive and offensive security topics, varying from previously unpublished research to required reading for the security community.

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Presentation Information

Presentations are set to run for 50 minutes, and will be of a formal nature, with slides and a speech.

Presentation Submissions

Ruxcon would like to invite people who are interested in security to submit a presentation.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  •     Mobile Device Security
  •     Virtualization, Hypervisor, and Cloud Security
  •     Malware Analysis
  •     Reverse Engineering
  •     Exploitation Techniques
  •     Rootkit Development
  •     Code Analysis
  •     Forensics and Anti-Forensics
  •     Embedded Device Security
  •     Web Application Security
  •     Network Traffic Analysis
  •     Wireless Network Security
  •     Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
  •     Social Engineering
  •     Law Enforcement Activities
  •     Telecommunications Security (SS7, 3G/4G, GSM, VOIP, etc)

Submissions should thoroughly outline your desired presentation subject.

If you have any enquiries about submissions, or would like to make a submission, please send an e-mail to presentations () ruxcon org au

The deadline for submissions is the 15th of October.

If approved we will additionally require:

i.  A brief personal biography (between 2-5 paragraphs in length).
ii. A description on your presentation (between 2-5 paragraphs in length).