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Conference Materials: http://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2007kl/materials/

Official Photos: http://photos.hitb.org

Roberto Preatoni (Director of Strategy, WabiSabiLabi & Founder, Zone-H Defacement Mirror)

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Presentation Title: WABISABILABI: The Exploit Marketplace Project
Presentation Details:

Three days after its launch, the Wabisabilabi project attracted the world’s attention. For the good and for the bad, the press covered the project in all its aspects, generating and endless round of comment threads on specialized forums.
The project got the attention of the financial press, hitting the Economist and Forbes.
The speech will let you hear directly from WABISABILABI’s Strategy Director the project philosophy, business model and milestones as well as the challenges the project has to overcome in the future.

- history of the research in the security field
- WABISABILABI: a name, a philosophy
- current status of the security market: exploiting the security researcher’s work for free
- the black security market: a myth? A reality?
- the traditional security vendor business model VS Wabisabilabi’s one
- is it ethical? Major criticisms do have ground?
- legal aspects of a security marketplace: the results of one year of legal investigations
- the economical models: auction, dutch auction, exclusive sale
- the big dilemma: to disclose or not to disclose?

About Roberto

Roberto Preatoni (aka Sys64738): 40, is the Director of Strategy of WabiSabiLabi, the first marketplace for security research and intellectual property. He is also the founder of the cybercrime archive Zone-H (http://www.zone-h.org). He’s also CEO of an International ITsec company (Domina Security) which is active in European and former soviet countries. He has been globetrotting, lecturing in several ITsec security conferences, including Defcon in the US, Paranoia Norway and Chaos Communicatio Congress Germany. He has been interviewed by several print and online newspapers where he shares his experiences relating to cyberwar and cybercrimes.

Event Organizer

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Supported & Endorsed By

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Malaysian Administrative Modernisation & Management Planning Unit

Platinum Sponsors

Microsoft Corporation

Gold Sponsors


Official Airline Partner

Internet Bandwidth Sponsor

Global Transit

CTF Sponsor

Scan Associates

CTF Prize Sponsor

Scan Associates

Sponsor for Zone-H/HITB Hacking Challenge


HITB Cinema Sponsor

Avenuz Sdn. Bhd.

Official Creation Station

The Womb.com

Our Speakers are Supported By

F-Secure Corporation

Arbor Networks


Bellua Asia Pacific


Mozilla Corporation

Mu Security

Supporting Media:

Virus Bulletin

Virus Bulletin (VB)

InfoSec News

(ISN) InfoSec News

InfoSec News

XAKEP (Russia)

Insecure Magazine

PHRACK Magazine

Hakin9 Magazine

Supporting Organizations

Chaos Computer Club

ISECOM - Insititue for Security and Open Methodologies


IT Underground

X-Focus China

Zone-H Defacement Mirror

Xatrix Security

Special Interest Group in Security & Information InteGrity Singapore