New Tool Tracks Malware Authors' Digital Fingerprints

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2010-06-23 Email Print this article Print


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In a presentation at July's Black Hat security conference, HBGary CEO Greg Hoglund will talk about how to use what he calls the development fingerprints in malware to track down attackers. Just as criminals can leave fingerprints in the physical world, malware authors can leave fingerprints on their products in the digital world.

Tracing those code artifacts back to attackers can lead to the minds behind the malware economy, according to HBGary CEO Greg Hoglund. In a talk at the upcoming Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, Hoglund will discuss how his new tool, dubbed Fingerprint.exe, can be used to help organizations gather intelligence about malware authors.

To read the original eWeek article, click here: Tracking Malware Authors' Digital Fingerprints



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