Digital security and human rights: tales and trends from the frontline

Wednesday 4 October 14:30 - 15:00, Green room

Claudio Guarnieri (Amnesty International)

Details TBA.



Claudio Guarnieri

Claudio is a security researcher specialized in investigating computer attacks and tracking state-sponsored hacking campaigns. He works as a technologist and researcher at Amnesty International, he is also a senior research fellow at the Citizen Lab, University of Toronto, and a core member of The Honeynet Project.

He created the open source malware analysis software Cuckoo Sandbox and Viper and runs the Malwr free service. He has published abundant research on botnets and targeted attacks and presented at conferences such as Hack In The Box, BlackHat, Chaos Communication Congress and many more.

He mostly researches and writes on government surveillance and threats to journalists and dissidents worldwide, and supports human rights organizations with operational security and emergency response.







Other VB2017 papers

Mariachis and jackpotting: ATM malware from Latin America

Thiago Marques (Kaspersky Lab)

Fabio Assolini (Kaspersky Lab)

Of all the forms of attack against financial institutions in the world, the ones that are most likely to combine traditional…

XAgent: APT28 cyber espionage on macOS

Tiberius Axinte (Bitdefender)

This paper provides an in-depth analysis of the macOS version of the APT28 component known as XAgent. We will dissect the…

The state of cybersecurity in Africa: Kenya

Tyrus Kamau (Euclid Consultancy)

The cyber threats Kenya faces range from basic hacking such as website defacements, financial fraud, social media account…

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