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Sunday, February 12 • 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Live Dissection: Anatomy of a Browser Based Botnet

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Browser based botnets are used for various types of attacks; from application DDoS to credentials stuffing. In this session I'll demo, share my research results, and explain the anatomy of a browser-based botnet comprising browser caching, proxy servers and the web proxy autodiscovery protocol (WPAD). I'll also explain what users and organizations can do to protect themselves from being pwned.

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Ilya Nesterov

Shape Security
Ilya Nesterov is currently an engineering manager at Shape Security. Prior to Shape, Ilya worked at F5 Networks, and earned his master's degree from Tomsk Polytechnic University. His interests include, but are not limited to, modern Web Application security threats and countermeasures... Read More →

Sunday February 12, 2017 2:50pm - 3:20pm PST