It is fascinating to see an investigation using dark web technology showing how criminal syndicates work and the process stolen equipment goes through. Today’s guest is Anthony van der Meer. Anthony is a Dutch investigative journalist and filmmaker. As a filmmaker, he has been focusing on the dark side of the digital world since 2015. For his investigations, he dives deep into the world of cyber criminals by infiltrating using OSINT and ethical hacking. He was recently a speaker at the Global Online Spam Summit on the dark web and cyber crime.
Brett Johnson, former cybercriminal, has been a central figure in the cybercrime world for over 20 years. Brett was responsible for refining modern financial cybercrime as we know it today. After being placed on the United States’ Most Wanted list, captured and convicted of 39 felonies, Brett promptly escaped prison. Captured again, Brett served his time, accepted responsibility, and found redemption through his loved ones and the help of the FBI. Today, Brett works as a security consultant and public speaker.
Ira Winkler is considered one of the world’s most influential security professionals and was named a “Modern Day James Bond” by the media. He did this by performing espionage simulations, where he broke into some of the largest companies in the world, investigating crimes against them. He has used these simulations to assist organizations and has won several prestigious industry awards.
Jack Rhysider is the host of the podcast DarkNet Diaries, a podcast about hackers, breaches, shadow government activity, hacktivism, cybercrime, and all things that dwell on the hidden parts of the network. It chronicles true stories that meticulously dissect a topic through interviews, audio footage, and Jack’s narration.
John Bambenek is the Vice President of Security Research and Intelligence at ThreatSTOP and the President and Chief Forensic Examiner for Bambenek Consulting. John shares his experiences with Stalkerware and we discuss how this type of malware can be detected and handled on a personal and corporate level.