Veracode Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology EducationMassachusetts Institute of Technology
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Christien Rioux, also known by his handle DilDog, is the co-founder and chief scientist for the Burlington, Massachusetts based company Veracode, for which he is the main patent holder.
Educated at MIT, Rioux was a computer security researcher at L0pht Heavy Industries and then at the company @Stake (later bought by Symantec). While at @stake he looked for security weaknesses in software and led the development of Smart Risk Analyzer (SRA). He co-authored the best-selling Windows password auditing tool @stake LC (L0phtCrack) and the AntiSniff network intrusion detection system.
He is also a member of Cult of the Dead Cow and its Ninja Strike Force. Formerly, he was a member of L0pht.
DilDog is best known as the author of the original code for Back Orifice 2000, an open source remote administration tool. He is also well known as the author of "The Tao of Windows Buffer Overflow."
Significant security advisories that Rioux authored or coauthored include:
"Advisory: Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0(1) Suite". 1998-01-14. Retrieved 2011-04-05.
"L0pht Security Advisory: Microsoft Windows NT 4.0". February 18, 1999. Retrieved April 19, 2007.
"Advisory: PamSlam". January 4, 2000. Retrieved 2011-04-05.
"Advisory: Microsoft Office 2000 UA Control Scripting". 2000-05-12. Retrieved 2011-04-05.
"Advisory: Windows Still Image Privilege Elevation". 2000-09-07. Retrieved 2011-04-05.
"Advisory: NTLM Replaying via Windows 2000 Telnet Client". 2000-09-14. Retrieved 2011-04-05.