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Thursday, March 7th 2019

Hackers have a new way to profit off your security cameras, smart lighting, and even your fancy new coffeepot: cryptojacking. This talk will show you screenshots and forensic artifacts from a real cryptojacking attack. Then, watch an infection of a popular security camera with the Mirai botnet, and use it to mine Monero coins. How can you detect and prevent IoT cryptojacking attacks? Find out!

 

Speakers:

Sherri Davidoff- CEO, LMG Security

Sherri Davidoff is the CEO of BrightWise and LMG Security. She has seventeen years of experience as a cyber security professional, specializing in digital forensics, penetration testing and security awareness training. Sherri has authored courses for the SANS Institute and Black Hat, and conducted security training for the FDIC, American Bar Association, Department of Defense, Google, and many others. Sherri is the co-author of “Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers Through Cyberspace” (Prentice Hall, 2012). She is a faculty member at the Pacific Coast Banking School, where she teaches cybersecurity classes. Sherri is a GIAC-certified forensic examiner (GCFA) and penetration tester (GPEN), and holds her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT.

 

Matt Durrin – Security Consultant, LMG Security

Matt Durrin is a Security Consultant with LMG Security and specializes in Digital Forensics, Programming, Development, and Cybersecurity R&D. Matt holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Montana and has worked in the tech sector for over 10 years with experience as a field technician, system administrator, software developer, and more. He recently completed an IoT proof of concept demonstrating that security cameras were vulnerable to cryptojacking attacks and was a co-instructor for LMG’s Data Breaches class at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas in 2018.