ITAC 2015 – CloudBots – Abusing Free Cloud Services to Build Botnets in the Cloud

This presentation will cover the following:

• How computer criminals abuse free cloud services for malicious purposes
• Automated cloud account creation and bypass of detection mechanisms
• Command and control (C2) platforms for distributing attacks across cloud providers
• Difficulty detecting malicious activity within your business critical cloud services
• Example Spotlight: Analysis of how free cloud computing is being used for ad fraud
• Anti-automation techniques and security controls to defend against these attacks
• DEMOs: Creating and leveraging Cloud Botnets as a means to various nefarious ends

Senior Security Associate Oscar Salazar is set to present at ITAC 2015CloudBots – Abusing Free Cloud Services to Build Botnets in the Cloud