Ransomware: What is it and How do I Respond? – Jay Spreitzer – Cyber Security Summit 2016
Jay Spreitzer has over 18 years information security experience. Over the last 10 years as a senior member of a cyber intelligence team at Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Wells Fargo Jay retired from the US Army, after 23 years of service working in various technology and information security roles. He holds a Masters in Information Assurance and Security as well as multiple computer security certifications.
Ransomware: What is it and How do I Respond?
What is ransomware?
The first known ransomwares and its evolution
Fake Anti-Virus and Scareware
The way ransomware/crypto-ransomware works
Malware Family Variants Timeline
The marked shift from scareware to crypto-ransomware
File encryption and deletion ransomware