BLACKHAT BLACK HAT 2016 LAS VEGAS USA – INVESTIGATING DDOS – ARCHITECTURE, ACTORS, AND ATTRIBUTION

By | August 20, 2016

INVESTIGATING DDOS – ARCHITECTURE, ACTORS, AND ATTRIBUTION

Andre Correa  |  Co-Founder, Malware Patrol – malwarepatrol.net
Elliott Peterson  |  Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Location:  Mandalay Bay EF

Date: Thursday, August 4 | 11:00am-11:50am

Format: 50 Minute Briefing

Tracks:

Network Defense

Internet of Things

 

DDOS attack usage has been accelerating, in terms of both attack volume and frequency. Such attacks present a major threat to enterprises worldwide. Presenters will discuss a number of novel techniques utilized by law enforcement and the private sector, to measure, study, and attribute attacks originating from sources such as embedded device botnets and booter/stresser services. Presenters will discuss the usage of honeypots to gather historical attack details, as well as best practices for conducting live DDOS attack testing. Representative PCAPs will be shown, dissected, and explain. Finally, presenters will provide examples of where these services are offered for sale, how they are purchased, and the individuals who operate them.

 

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