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Historical Analysis of Popular Cybersecurity Exploit Kits

Author Name: KK Senthil Velan, Nithin Ram and Pradeep Menon | Format: Hardcover | Genre : Computers | Other Details

Discover how exploit kits have evolved in recent years and why such kits still represent a serious digital threat. This book explores the reasons why exploit kits have been so successful, how they differ in their attack approach and how they have been used in everything from data theft to cryptocurrency mining.

Offering extensive insight into their functionality and features, the authors will walk you through the most infamous exploit kits of the past decade, such as RIG, Blackhole, Angler and Nuclear. They explain why some were successful where others failed and how the people developing such kits consistently evolved their approach to try to stay one step ahead of security researchers.

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KK Senthil Velan, Nithin Ram and Pradeep Menon

Senthil Velan

Senthil has almost two decades of experience operating within cybersecurity, working within HP Labs and Symantec prior to joining Zacco. His extensive knowledge and experience includes diverse areas such as secure code development, malware analysis, vulnerability management and research and security maturity assessment. Starting his career as a security consultant, Senthil is now considered to be an expert in exploit analysis and threat hunting, regularly conducting red team assessments and often acting as lead in breach investigations for international companies.

Nithin Ram

Nithin is a computer graduate from Amrita University (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham). Nithin is currently completing his Masters program at Carnegie Mellon University. His interest in cybersecurity has led to his involvement in the field prior to and throughout his studies and, since joining the internship programme at Zacco, he has been involved in digital forensics, red teaming, malware analysis and reverse software engineering.

Pradeep Menon P

CISA, CRISC, CDPSE, SABSA-SCF, ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 22301, ISO 9001 LA

Pradeep is a serial entrepreneur and thought leader in cybersecurity with over two decades of comprehensive international experience spanning North America, Europe and Middle East and working alongside revolutionary new start-ups to Fortune 500 multinationals.

He is currently the Director of Zacco Cybersecurity Research Labs and his understanding of cybersecurity governance and risk assessment places him in high demand from organisations looking to identify and develop their cybersecurity infrastructure. He is a Postgraduate in Management from the Amrita School of Business and has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering.



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