Paolo Stagno

Vulnerability Researcher & Exploit Developer

“Some things in life are unpredictable, your Cyber Security doesn’t have to be one of them”

Paolo Stagno (aka VoidSec) has worked as a Penetration Tester for a wide range of clients across top-tier international banks, major tech companies and various Fortune 1000 industries. He was responsible for discovering and exploiting new unknown vulnerabilities in applications, network infrastructure components, IoT devices, new protocols, and technologies.

He is now a freelance Vulnerability Researcher and Exploit Developer focused on Windows offensive application security (kernel and user-land). He enjoys understanding our digital world, disassembling, reverse engineering and exploiting complex products and code.

In his own research, he discovered various vulnerabilities in the software of multiple vendors and tech giants like eBay, Facebook, Google, HP, McAfee, Microsoft, Oracle, Paypal, VMware and many others.

Since the beginning of his career, he has enjoyed sharing his expertise with the security community through his website ( He is also an active speaker in various security conferences around the globe like HITB, Typhooncon, Hacktivity, SEC-T, Droidcon, No Hat, HackInBo, M0leCon, TOHack and Meethack.

A non-exhaustive list of vulnerabilities and CVEs that I have discovered can be found at


Courses I’ve attended: