Stalkerware Capabilities in the Real World – Lodrina Cherne, Martijn Grooten – PSW #718



Can using technology risk your personal safety? Tracking information can be shared with attackers and facilitate cyberstalking in multiple ways including key logging and screen sharing. Exploration of recent court cases and investigations will be shared and attendees will learn what resources can help individuals experiencing digital abuse at the hands of a technical adversary. Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/psw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Stalkerware Capabilities in the Real World

Guests

Lodrina Cherne

Lodrina Cherne – Principal Security Advocate at Cybereason

Lodrina Cherne is a champion for security in the digital forensics and cybersecurity industries. As Principal Security Advocate at Cybereason, she drives innovation and development of best practices related to cybersecurity standards and policy. Cherne is also a Certified Instructor at the SANS Institute where she helps information security professionals advance their foundational understanding of digital forensics. Cherne has earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Boston University and is an Aspen Tech Policy Hub Fellow.

Martijn Grooten

Martijn Grooten – Coordinator at Coalition Against Stalkerware

@martijn_grooten

Martijn Grooten, a former mathematician, has been working in IT security for 14 years. He was previously the Editor of Virus Bulletin and currently works as a consultant on a number of projects, many of which deal with supporting vulnerable people and groups with digital security. He is head of threat intel research at Silent Push, part of the team that built the Ford Foundation’s Cybersecurity Assessment Tool, a fellow at the Civilsphere Lab and a Coordinator at the Coalition Against Stalkerware.

Hosts

Jeff Man

Jeff Man – #HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems

@MrJeffMan

Cryptanalyst, infosec analyst, pioneering ex-NSA pen tester, PCI specialist and certified security curmudgeon. Currently a Sr. InfoSec Consultant for Online Business Systems.

Josh Marpet

Josh Marpet – Executive Director at RM-ISAO

@quadling

Executive Director, RM-ISAO
Co-founder, MJM Growth
IANS Faculty
Blockchain Patent Holder
MISTI Instructor
Entrepreneurship Curmudgeon
Board Member BSidesDE
Board Member BSidesDC
Ex-cop and Fireman

Larry Pesce

Larry Pesce – Principal Managing Consultant and Director of Research & Development at InGuardians

@haxorthematrix

Larry’s core specialties include hardware and wireless hacking, architectural review, and traditional pentesting. He also regularly gives talks at DEF CON, ShmooCon, DerbyCon, and various BSides. Larry holds the GAWN, GCISP, GCIH, GCFA, and ITIL certifications, and has been a certified instructor with SANS for 5 years, where he trains the industry in advanced wireless and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) hacking. Larry’s independent research for the show has led to interviews with the New York Times with MythBusters’ Adam Savage, hacking internet-connected marital aids on stage at DEFCON, and having his RFID implant cloned on stage at Shmoocon. When not hard at work, Larry enjoys long walks on the beach weighed down by his ham radio, (DE KB1TNF), and thinking of ways to survive the impending zombie apocalypse.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian – Founder at Security Weekly

@securityweekly

Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element

@tyler_robinson

As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.

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