Cryptocurrency (In)Security

Presented by

Alex Hinchliffe Threat Intelligence Analyst, Palo Alto Networks® Unit 42 and Jamie Brummell, Systems Engineer

About this talk

Join Alex Hinchliffe Threat Intelligence Analyst, Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 & Jamie Brummell, Systems Engineer for this exciting Cybersecurity Webinar focusing on Cryptocurrencies. Over the past 6 months there has been a notable decline in ransomware with a comparable uptick in Cryptocurrency threats, such as Cryptomining Trojans. With a more direct model and the number and value, of Cryptocurrencies increasing, it’s fast becoming the popular choice for cybercriminals. During this webinar, Alex Hinchliffe and Jamie Brummell will discuss the basics of cryptocurrencies, their underlying technologies and then take an in-depth look into the security concerns around them including: •Android malware stealing cryptocurrency wallet credentials •IoT botnets used to mine cryptocurrency •Coinhive javascript being covertly loaded in users' browsers by websites to mine cryptocurrency •Unauthorized spinning up of AWS EC2 instances for crypto mining •How crypto miners are getting hacked remotely to divert funds Learn how this impacts you by Registering Now and joining us on Thursday July 26th at 09:30am.

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