Security expert Dan Kaminsky died at the age of 42. He was best known for his conferences at security conferences, where he revealed the severe vulnerability of DNS systems and their vulnerability to the poisoning of caches or rootkits stored in Sony BMG’s music CDs.
He has worked at large companies such as Cisco, Avaya, and IOActive and founded his own company, White Ops. He was very active in the community, performing at conferences like Black Hat or DEFCON. In 2010, ICANN chose it as one of the trusted contacts to manage the DNSSEC root key.
Cybersecurity community loses its star, popular hacker Dan Kaminsky dies
The mainstream network protection scientist Dan Kaminsky (42) has died. Dan is a star, a legend, and a reference point for us. Right now the reasons for death are not known, however it doesn’t make any difference. Dan has left us a huge void, the quiet after his demise is stunning.
Dan Kaminsky was fellow benefactor of the network safety firm White Ops, however he worked for other significant associations in the business, including Cisco, Avaya, and IOActive.
Dan Kaminsky was extremely dynamic in the network protection local area, he was an ordinary speaker at significant online protection and hacking gatherings, including Black Hat and DEFCON.
He is most popular for his examination on DNS reserve harming and for his examination concerning the Sony Rootkit assaults.
On June 16, 2010, he was named by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as one of the Trusted Community Representatives for the DNSSEC root.
I guess theres no hiding it now. We lost @dakami yesterday. One of the brightest lights in infosec and probably the kindest soul I knew. The vacuum he leaves behind is impossible to measure. Please keep speculation to yourself and be respectful of his family and friends.
— Marc Rogers (@marcwrogers) April 24, 2021
At the point when a particularly youngster passes on, it is unimaginable not to feel gigantic agony. I give my sympathies to his family.
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