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Upwardly Mobile: Looking at Evolving Cybercrime Tactics in Mobile Malware
This session will cover two key trends in mobile malware observed over the past 12 months and explore the evolution in fraud-linked mobile malware where criminals are developing credential theft tools that attempt to duplicate the successes of Windows malware in modifying victim interactions with targeted services. Also a look at mobile ransomware variants becoming more numerous and damaging.
John Miller leads iSIGHT Partners’ ThreatScape Cyber Crime product, which provides actionable intelligence on financially motivated cyberthreat activity. In this role, Miller directs analysis on topics such as credential theft malware, payment card abuse, ransomware, money laundering and mobile device threats; this analytical work draws from the expertise of iSIGHT Partners’ globally-distributed researcher network. Prior to managing this product, Miller worked in threat intelligence analyst roles focused on multiple others issues, such as distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) threats and South America-based malicious activity.