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Ruscrypto 2012: Trends of network attacks, caused by the actions of active users


Moscow, Russia, 30 March, 2012 – Fyodor Yarochkin (security analyst with P1 Security) and Vladimir Kropotov will present research entitled, “Trends of network attacks, caused by the actions of active users: honest and dishonest monetization of free resources.” The discussion will focus on risks and consequences associated with trying to find users on the Internet who download for free books, music, video drivers, software updates, etc. The discussion will include examples of sites and analysis of the geographical location of these resources, some of which are offshore. It will show documented information security systems that provide examples of user data, which is then monetized, including through mobile phones, and also examples of the behavior of users whose money is utilized by the owners of these resources.

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