Cybercrime , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Malware as-a-Service

The Scourge of Commodity Malware

Assaf Dahan of Cybereason Analyzes Techniques
Assaf Dahan, head of threat research, Cybereason

Assaf Dahan, head of threat research for Cybereason, describes why most malware can be attributed to a small number of techniques.

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In a video interview at the recent Infosecurity Europe conference, Dahan discusses:

  • The chain delivery model for malware;
  • An increase in targeted malware delivery;
  • The growing problem of cybercrime collaboration.

Dahan, head of threat research for Cybereason, has more than 13 years of offensive and defensive cybersecurity experience. Prior to joining Cybereason, he led Ernst and Young’s red team in Israel and developed penetration testing methodologies. He’s an alumnus of the Israeli Intelligence Corps’ Unit 8200.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Former Director, Banking and Payments

Holland focused on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times.

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