Jay Bosamiya Software Security Researcher

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Exploiting Chrome V8: Krautflare (35C3 CTF 2018)

In this challenge, we had to obtain remote code execution, simply by exploiting a 1-day bug that forgot the difference between -0 and +0. This has probably been one of the most difficult, fun, and frustrating bugs I have ever exploited. Read more...

HITCON CTF 2018 - Lost Modulus

Last weekend was HITCON CTF 2018, and it was really awesome! I personally spent time on various super interesting challenges. Below is just one of them that I happened to solve on the first day. I found to be particularly interesting to solve since I never have had a chance to dive into any homomorphic encryption systems before. Read more...

My Awesome Experience at the Summer School on Formal Techniques (SSFT'18)

I spent the past week, at the Summer School on Formal Techniques, and it was an absolutely amazing experience. Chronicled below, are the different great talks/labs that were part of this week long program, as well as my thoughts interspersed in. Overall, this was an unforgettable week, where I learnt a lot, made new friends, and had some nice discussions about a lot of very interesting topics. I also found out about some things that... Read more...

Misc RE Tips

Reverse engineering is a mix of an art as well as a science. Over time, one tends to gather a repertoire of common "tips and tricks" that one might use when reversing any given piece of software. What follows are a condensed form of some tricks gained from Gynvael's livestreams. Read more...

A Story to Tell : My Experience at IIT Roorkee

Truly, time flies extremely fast when you are enjoying yourself. These 4 years have been amongst the most memorable ones in my life till date, and have helped me grow as an individual in countless ways. First year was the first time I was staying away from home, for an extended period of time. To make things more challenging, I was at the same school for the previous 12 years! To come to a new... Read more...