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Brian Carter

Last known affiliation: Chainalysis
Bio: Brian Carter has experience in computer network defense and threat intelligence. His current role involves researching the cryptocurrency footprints of criminal enterprises.
Date: 2019-12-05
Honor Among Thieves:How Stealer Malware Fuels an Underground Economy of Compromised Accounts
Brian Carter 🗣

Abstract (click to view)

Stealers are a class of malicious software that reads in saved credentials from common programs on computers and sends them to criminals who will attempt to monetize the stolen information. This presentation covers the economy of stolen credentials and how they are collected and used for financial gain. There are many families of stealer malware today and this presentation will cover those most commonly encountered and provide information about how to learn more about the campaign, the criminal actors behind them, and how to nullify the impact of stolen credentials.

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