A data-driven look at the Mac threat landscape

Speakers: Thomas Reed

Level: Fundamental, Lecture

Excerpt: A look at the data behind recent Mac threat detections, and a closer look at some specific threats from the first half of 2018.

Description: Malwarebytes for Mac has been collecting anonymized threat telemetry for about 6 months. We will take a look at what that data shows about recent Mac threats. We will also take a closer look at the behaviors of new threats that have appeared in the first half of 2018.

About the speaker

Thomas Reed (Twitter: @thomasareed) – Director of Mac & Mobile – Malwarebytes

Mac user since 1984 and self-taught Mac security researcher. Founded The Safe Mac and created AdwareMedic, and am now working for Malwarebytes on development of their Mac and mobile products.

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