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SilverTerrier: That Nigerian Prince Has Evolved His Game

Correctly assess and protect yourself against modern Nigerian threat actors.

Join threat intelligence analysts Peter Renals and Simon Conant from Unit 42 for a discussion about malware attacks from Nigerian threat actors, dubbed “SilverTerrier.” This group has grown significantly since 2014, from fewer than 100 attacks to a current rate of 5,000–8,000 per month. These attacks are largely victim-agnostic, spanning all major industry verticals and focusing more on businesses than individuals.

You’ll learn about:

- How Nigerian threat actors have successfully employed commodity malware tools with precision, to target many organizations at scale.
- The financial impact of these attacks.
- Techniques utilized to disguise commodity malware, including business email compromise and spoofing, and how to prevent them.
Recorded Nov 30 2016 45 mins
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Peter Renals, Unit 42
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