Video: DIY Command & Control for fun and no profit
Posted on 14 October 2013.
Many security professionals have heard about Command & Control botnets, even more have been infected by them. Very few have had the opportunity to actually look inside the server control panel of a C&C.

This mainly hands-on video from DerbyCon will walk you through a very dark corner of the Internet and provide a glimpse of the daily life of a cybercriminal. Live malware will be used during this presentation so make sure you turn off your Wi-Fi.



Author: David Schwartzberg is a Senior Security Engineer at Sophos, specializing in latest trends in malware, web threats, endpoint and data protection, mobile security, cloud and network security.





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