Cryptoscams & Twitter Bots: Effective Detection and Trolling

Thu, 27 Jun 2024 @ 13:30:00

“Lost your wallet password? No worries! contact us via [email protected]!”. If you’ve ever used Twitter to chat about cryptocurrency you’ve also probably triggered bots luring you into sharing your secret passphrase with cybercrooks, In this quick talk we will learn what will trigger such bots and what are the potential choke points that defenders can leverage against it, sharing data collected for months and concrete real-life examples. Last but not least, I will share a couple of cases where we were able to troll bot operators, social engineering the fraudsters - to partially unveil their identity and learn something about who is behind these operations.