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Thursday, May 16 • 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Want to make $3000 a month working from home?

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We've all seen the ads for work-from-home schemes often accompanied by a picture of a cheque for thousands of dollars and a testimonial from a happy employee who only worked a few hours a week to earn the money. These legitimate looking ads are often fronts for money laundering services. Symantec working with the FBI recently gained insight into such an operation. This talk examines the scheme, from recruitment, to conversations with the ‘employees’, and ultimately, to the criminals behind the scheme. Vast technical and social skills are needed to operate such a scheme successfully while evading law enforcement. This talk shows how cooperation between security researchers and information sharing with law enforcement can bring down such an operation.

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Liam O'Murchu

Symantec
Liam O’Murchu is a director with the Security Technology and Response group with Symantec. Over the past 15 years O’Murchu has investigated and responded to the most sophisticated cyber attacks to ever emerge, from professional cyber-criminals targeting financial institutions... Read More →


Thursday May 16, 2019 4:30pm - 5:20pm PDT
Garden Terrace