27 February 2017

ShmooCon 2017 Recap: Election Hackers vs. Threat Intel & Attribution

Anne-Marie Chun

Attribution is critical to deterring cyber attacks, but it will never be a slam dunk.

Companies and countries alike use threat intelligence to attribute attacks to attackers. Unfortunately, attribution is an inexact science, and threat intelligence only paints a partial picture of the culprit.

In his 2017 ShmooCon talk hailed as the best of the conference, Synack Co-Founder and CTO Mark Kuhr examines the hacker’s perspective on threat intelligence and walks through a step-by-step rundown of how an adversary could launch an attack and then cover his/her tracks through a disinformation campaign.

Watch the video of Mark’s talk, Leveraging Threat Intel Disinformation Campaigns to Defeat Attribution, to learn more: