Notes from AfricaHackOn: Bank IT Security in Kenya.


Review from IT Security Conference in Kenya. Find out how Bank IT Security is developing in Kenya. AfricaHackOn 2014, first conference about IT Security in Kenya and Africa. How does it look like in practice... Botnets: The Advanced Malware Threat in Kenya's Cyberspace Paula Musuva-Kigen Research Associate Director, Centre for Informatics Research and Innovation (CIRI). Lecturer in Cyber-security and Digital Forensics, USIU, MSc, CCSP, CISA Christian Kisutsa Information Security Consultant – Serianu Limited, Computer Forensics & Cyber Crime Graduate (USIU) Introduction: What is a bot(net) Bot – type of malicious software Places the infected machine (zombie) under the control of an attacker (bot herder or bot master) Zombie connects to a Command and Control (C&C) server Initially Internet Relay Chat (IRC) used to connect to C&C These days use HTTP to connect to C&C because its NOT blocked on firewalls Botnet - Network of machines infected with a particular bot....

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