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Social Engineering in Non-Linear Warfare - Bill Gardner Derbycon 2019 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Social Engineering in Non-Linear Warfare
Bill Gardner
Derbycon 2019

This paper explores the use of hacking, leaking, and trolling by Russia to influence the 2016 United States Presidential Elections. By using proxy hackers and Russian malware to break into the email of the Democratic National Committee and then giving that email to Wikileaks to publish on the Internet, the Russian government attempted to swing the election in the favor of their preferred candidate.

Bill Gardner is an Assistant Professor at Marshall University, where he teaches information assurance and related courses in the Department of Forensics. Bill has spent the past four summers teaching making, cyber security, fundamental technology, and coding to to K-12 students. Bill is also a co-author of "Building an Information Security Awareness Program: Defending Against Social Engineering and Technical Threats", and "Google Hacking For Penetration Testers".

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