DomainTools Webinar: A Day in the Life of a Ransomware Actor

DomainTools logoIn the past year, ransomware has wreaked havoc on hospitals, transportation, nuclear plants and more. This flavour of malware is particularly vicious and shows no signs of slowing. The positive side, however, is that there is much to be learned from these attacks and ransomware actor profiling can help inform cyber security strategy. In this webinar, infosecurity leader Kyle Wilhoit will help us to understand ransomware trends, motivations, business workings, and how to combat these attacks.

July 19, 2017 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET

This webinar will cover:

  • Inner workings of ransomware groups including Petya and WannaCry
  • Insight into how to follow the ransomware money trail
  • Current ransomware case studies
  • Strategies to understand and defend against ransomware

About Kyle Wilhoit

Kyle Wilhoit is a Sr. Security Researcher (or Purveyor of offensive security) at DomainTools. Kyle focuses on research DNS-related exploits, investigate current cyber threats, and exploration of attack origins and threat actors. More importantly, he causes pain to cyber criminals and state sponsored entities worldwide. Prior to joining DomainTools, he worked at Trend Micro as a Sr. Threat Researcher with a focus on original threat, malware, vulnerability discovery/analysis and criminal activity on the Internet. Previous to his work at Trend Micro, he was at Fireeye hunting badness and puttin’ the bruising on cyber criminals and state sponsored entities as a Threat Intel guy. Kyle is a co-author on the recently released book Hacking Exposed Industrial Control Systems: ICS and SCADA Security Secrets & Solutions. Kyle is also involved with several open source projects and actively enjoys reverse engineering things that shouldn’t be.

To register for the webinar, go to the DomainTools announcement at: