Tech Scams: It’s Time to Release the Hounds

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Tech scams continue to be profitable social engineering attacks plaguing people around the world. Yet the security community has collectively shrugged at the problem offering the occasional educational campaign or blacklisted site. It’s time to help protect people by going on the offense. Come hear how aggressive ML models and extended behavioral analysis, can stop tech scams and protect users.

Learning Objectives:
1: Improve awareness and understand the attack chain used in technical support scams.
2: Learn how detection techniques are used to identify and block these attacks.
3: Learn of opportunities for the wider security industry to disrupt these and related threats.

Erik Wahlstrom


Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft

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