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Dark Web Economies (...and you can too!) - Johnny Christmas (ShowMeCon 2017) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Dark Web Economies (...and you can too!)
Johnny Christmas
ShowMeCon 2017

Since the infamous Silk Road takedown by the FBI in 2013, the Darkweb economy has been exponentially increasing in both user base and revenue year-over-year. The need for essoteric knowledge in order to engage in transactions via this shadow Internet has subsided greatly, allowing average computer users access to the vast underground of illicit economies. 2016 in particular has seen turbulent growth and high-profile media coverage, puttng it in the forefront of everybody,s minds. In this talk, we,ll present the cold hard truth behind the various commodities being bought and sold via this pseudo-anonymous marketplace, with a depth and insight The Media is simply not able to provide. Topics covered will include: money laundering via cryptocurrency, Hacking as a Service, hitmen for hire, human trafficking, and much, much more!

Bio: Johnny Xmas ( @J0hnnyXm4s ) is a penetration tester for the Chicago-based Security Assessment Firm "RedLegg." He,s been speaking Internationally on the topics of Information Security, Career Advancement and Social Engineering for nearly 15 years, both in and very far outside of the Information Security community. He has been several infamous personalities on the Dark Web since long before it had a name, diving head-first into trouble so you don,t have to

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