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Saturday, May 21 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
CryptoLocker Ransomware Variants Are Lurking “In the Shadows,” Learn How to Protect Against Them
Recently, attackers employing a CryptoLocker variant have been removing volume shadow copies on systems, disallowing the users from restoring those files and then encrypting the files for ransom. If a user cannot recover from backups, he/she is at the attacker’s mercy.

In this technical session, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of shadow copies, reveal how attackers are using them to encrypt files for ransom and then discuss ways you can quickly, and easily, detect and respond to these kinds of attacks.

Speakers
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Ryan Nolette

Ryan Nolette, is Senior Threat Researcher at Bit9 + Carbon Black and draws from more than decade of intense and active Incident Response (IR), Threat Research, and IT experience to add a unique perspective of technical expertise and strategic vision to Bit9 + Carbon Black. Prior to... Read More →


Saturday May 21, 2016 2:00pm - 2:45pm
NERD 1 Memorial Dr
  • Room Sampson