Malicious Documents Emerging Trends: A Gmail Perspective

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Everyday Gmail defenses analyze billions of attachments to prevent malicious documents from reaching the inboxes of its users whether they are end-users or corporate ones. This talk provides a comprehensive analysis of the malicious documents that target users and corporate inboxes, an in-depth analysis of the latest evasion tactics used by attackers and what Google is doing about it.

Pre-Requisites: A general understanding of what malware are. A basic knowledge of what macro, javascript, clustering, ip/asn, packer, droppers, botnets, malware as a service and exploits are. Some notion of what obfuscation is and, a basic familiarity with fud (fully undetectable documents) and adversarial attacks.

Elie Bursztein


Cybersecurity Research Director, Google

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