John Hammond, Senior Security Researcher
No Honor Among Thieves: How Hackers Stole Two Million Dollars in Cryptocurrency
What if money were no object? If the world could function without currency, would there still be cybercrime? For hackers, it’s clear that money is the crown jewel. Bad actors are always looking to make a quick buck, whether by deploying ransomware, selling data on the dark web or mining cryptocurrency. Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital currencies are entering the world’s stage, but why should a hacker try to mine their own if they can steal from others? Join us for a technical deep-dive as we go down the rabbit hole of how hackers stole more than two million dollars in cryptocurrencies, how they tried to cover their tracks and how we caught them red-handed. This is a demonstration-driven presentation, so fasten your seatbelts for some code and live analysis.