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CAE Forum: Botnets for Mining Cryptocurrencies
December 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mark your calendar and come join us for CAE Forum! CAE Forum is a live, real-time, online, academic forum where members of the CAE community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community. CAE Forum is about sharing your ideas, knowledge, and expertise to empower and strengthen our community. It’s that simple. CAE Forum presentations are normally held on the first Wednesday of each month during the Fall and Spring semesters.
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Presenter(s): Retina Murimi, University of Dallas
Topic: Botnets for Mining Cryptocurrencies
Description: This talk explores the threats that botnets pose to the mining of cryptocurrencies. The talk will go over a brief history of botnet-inspired threats, operational mechanisms of botnets and an in-depth look at significant botnets that have attacked cryptocurrencies. Countermeasures and implications for growing cryptocurrency usage will also be presented.
A recording of the presentation will be available at: https://www.caecommunity.org/content/cae-forum- resources.
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