Samit Anwer

Samit Anwer

Samit Anwer is a Web and Mobile Application security researcher. Soon after completing his Master's degree from IIIT, Delhi in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing he joined Citrix R&D India as a Product Security researcher. He is actively involved with vulnerability research in popular Web/Mobile apps and has responsibly disclosed several security vulnerabilities with Google Cloud Print API, XSS filter evasion on IE 11/MS Edge, code execution on Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft's OAuth 2.0 implementation and buffer overflows on MS Edge/IE 11.

He is an active member of the Null Bangalore Chapter, IEEE community and has spoken on various security topics at the following venues:

  • DEFCON China, Beijing (2018)
  • BlackHat Asia, Singapore (2018)
  • AppSec USA, Orlando (2017),
  • CodeBlue, Tokyo (2017),
  • c0c0n X, Kerala (2017) and
  • Null meets (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

He has previously published papers at the following venues:

His technical interests lie in using static program analysis techniques to mitigate security and performance issues on mobile/web apps, breaking web/mobile apps, and researching on cutting edge authentication and authorization mechanisms.

Samit Anwer's talks at Security Fest

2019: Oh! Auth: Implementation pitfalls of OAuth 2.0 & the Auth Providers who have fell in it

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