Panel discussion: Tackling botnets - tracking, felling and offensive strategies
Several anti-botnet operations have made news headlines in the last couple of
years, with large botnets being taken down and in some cases arrests of the
operators being made.
Do the results of botnet takedowns always justify the time and resources
invested - particularly when smaller botnets are increasingly being used by
criminals in order to stay beneath the radar?
What are the legalities and the ethics involved in taking proactive steps to
disrupt botnet activities and in attempting to remove bots from infected
A panel of experts will discuss all aspects of botnets and the industry's
approaches to tackling them.
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- Gunter Ollmann, Damballa
- Pierre-Marc Bureau, ESET
- David Sancho, Trend Micro
- Bob Burls, Police Central e-Crime Unit
- Chaired by: Chester Wisniewski, Sophos