As cyber attacks dominate front-page news and as hackers displace terrorists on the list of global threats, award-winning journalist Fred Kaplan probes the most secretive government agencies to tell the never-before-told story of the officers, policymakers, scientists, and spies who devised a new form of warfare and who have been planning– and, more often than people know, fighting– these wars for decades. From the 1991 Gulf War to conflicts in Haiti, Serbia, Syria, the former Soviet republics, Iraq, and Iran, where cyber warfare played a significant role, Dark Territory chronicles, in fascinating detail, a little-known past that shines an unsettling light on our future.
It’s time to put in practice your detective skills! By using Virustotal Intelligence, we teach you how to hunt for malware, how to decompile VBA macros with Didier Steven tools to identify C&C Servers, how to cluster similar samples by running retrohunt, ssdeep or vthash scans, then we introduce Viper framework that help us to correlate and document the full attack flow, finally we walk you through techniques to identify the threat actors behind the attack and how to track their future movements! And finally how to take down the domain by using a technique called Sinkholing!
With a series of large-scale stunts, unexpected pranks and surprise demonstrations, magician Troy reveals in this one-off show just what can go wrong on social media and online. From viruses to selfies to secure passwords, Troy pulls out all the stops to make over-sharers, social media addicts and careless data users realise that security really does matter - with hilarious and eye-opening results. In London's Piccadilly Circus, Troy makes some supposedly internet savvy individuals gape as he goes password busting. An innocent temp gets more than she bargained for when she unwittingly downloads a virus. Serial selfie fanatics become the face of an unappealing product. And look out jobseekers - see what happens when a potential employer trawls your social media. Finally, an over-sharer's most personal photographs and information provoke Troy's most audacious stunt of them all.