Special CSE Seminar: Peter Volkov,

Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Friday, February 8, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: College of Computing- CoC Room 017

For More Information Contact

Host: Prof. Mark Borodovsky borodovsky@gatech.edu

CSE Seminar

Speaker: Peter Volkov, Malware Analyst, Yandex, Moscow, Russia

PIZZA will be provided

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Title:

Evolution of mass DbD-attacks malware and co-evolution of antimalware technologies

 Abstract:

Exploitation of web browser environment vulnerabilities is one of the major ways of distrubution of mass malware.

I will talk about current trends in evolution of drive-by download related malware, juxtaposed with co-evolution in development of modern antimalware technologies to counteract DbD attacks. I'll also talk about specific exploit-kits existing in the black market as well as about the current state of antimalware industry.

Examples of actual malware codes, vulnerable features of browser environment and internals of antimalware systems will be presented and discussed.

Bio:

Peter Volkov is a Malware Analyst at the Yandex company http://company.yandex.com/ He graduated from the Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, Moscow State University.

Before joining Yandex Peter worked at Kaspersky's Lab on analysis of malicious codes, applied forensics and training programs for students.

 

 

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