Samy Kamkar

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Samy Kamkar

Name: Samy Kamkar

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • He is a security researcher known for creating the Evercookie (a Cookie that "apparently cannot be deleted") and the MySpace worm Samy (XSS). He also discovered that the Apple iPhone, Google Android and Microsoft Windows Phone mobile devices transmit GPS and Wi-Fi information to their parent companies.
  • He is also the co-founder of Fonality.

Significant publications

  • XSS Attacks: Cross Site Scripting Exploits and Defense (2007).