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Pasquale Stirparo

Last known affiliation: Independent threat researcher
Bio: Pasquale Stirparo has worked both in the private sector and at the institutional level (for the EU), in Operational roles, as well as in Research. He is currently working as Independent Threat Researcher. Prior to that, Pasquale was Principal Threat Hunter at Dragos, Inc., tracking state-sponsored threat groups in the ICS/Critical Infrastructure space, and before that he spent about 3 years as Security and Privacy Incident Manager at Google. Pasquale also worked in the Financial sector, leading and building incident response and threat intelligence teams, and started his career in the consulting space first and as researcher at the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission later. Pasquale is the co-author of the books “Learning iOS Forensics”, holds a Ph.D. in Information and Communication System Security from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, and a M.Sc., and a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Polytechnic of Torino.
Date: 2013-12-06
Participatory Honeypots: A Paradigm Shift in the Fight Against Mobile Botnets
Pasquale Stirparo 🗣 | Laurent Beslay 🗣

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Due to the substantially different ecosystem we have to deal with when it comes to mobile security, it makes it harder to detect and react to malware attacks if using conventional techniques. We introduce the concept of Participatory Honeypot, a privacy-by-design system where users becomes partner of the collection of meaningful information subsequently used for the analysis

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