AppSec California 2020, January 21-24 at the Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, CA
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Friday, January 24 • 10:55am - 11:45am
Hacking Cryptocurrencies

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Forget stealing private keys. Recent attacks have seen attackers steal money by breaking the protocols underlying the integrity of the cryptocurrency itself. This talk will explore the tactics, techniques, and procedures used by attackers in three separate 51% attacks against three different cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin Gold (BTG), Vertcoin (VTC), Ethereum Classic (ETC).

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Mark Nesbitt

Security Engineer, Coinbase
Mark Nesbitt is a security engineer with Coinbase. Mark's responsibilities focus on security support for Coinbase's crypto engineering teams, which write services that integrate with cryptocurrency networks. Mark is also responsible for threat modeling and threat mitigations for the... Read More →

Friday January 24, 2020 10:55am - 11:45am PST
Garden Terrace Room