Profit-Cybercrime, aka Ransomware: Attackers Look Far Beyond Big Banks
Profit-driven cybercrime continues to evolve as advanced persistent threat groups hone their attacks - and tools - to facilitate easier online-banking robberies, payment card fraud, ATM hacks and more. But organized crime continues to double down on attacks that target not just big banks, but other institutions and individuals. In particular, crypto-locking malware attacks that leave unprepared organizations too ready to pay pricey ransoms have generated massive profits for criminals. In this session, two cybercrime experts review the latest attack trends and scenarios and discuss why so much crime originates in Russia - with evidence that digital forensic investigators have to prove it.