Andrei Masalovich
CEO, Lavina Pulse

About speaker

CEO at Lavina Pulse. Supervisor for a number of successful campaigns aimed at implementing analytical technologies in banking, financial-industrial groups, major retailer networks, and public sector bodies. The author of numerous publications, gave a series of lab courses on methodologies for data search and analysis at several universities in Russia and U.S. Conducted workshops on competitive intelligence through web mining at PHDays and more than 700 uniquely designed lab courses on this topic. Creator of the Avalanche search engine. Candidate of Physics and Mathematics, Distinguished Scholar awarded by the Russian Academy of Sciences, served as a Lieutenant Colonel at the Russian Federal Agency for Government Communications and Information.

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Language: Русский
Stand or fall. An army of intelligent bots controlled by hackers
Speaker: Andrey Masalovich

These days, the Web Standoff is not just a warfare between humans and bots, we are talking about a botnet programmed to act in an intelligent, user-like manner, an army with a proper coordination. DDoS botnets have evolved from a basic tool to a powerful weapon of information confrontation in the hands of hackers, intruders, and intelligence services. The speaker will share some real-life examples: from massive password hacking to influencing electoral outcomes.