Threat Intelligence

2/12/2018
10:00 AM
Curtis Jordan
Curtis Jordan
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Tracking Bitcoin Wallets as IOCs for Ransomware

By understanding how cybercriminals use bitcoin, threat analysts can connect the dots between cyber extortion, wallet addresses, shared infrastructure, TTPs, and attribution.

Bitcoin Addresses Reported by Multiple Sectors
Addresses are often unique to each target or a small set of targets, but you can track where the money goes by looking at the blockchain (the transactions) to see which addresses deliver funds to the same final addresses before being cashed out.
Addresses are often unique to each target or a small set of targets, but you can track where the money goes by looking at the blockchain (the transactions) to see which addresses deliver funds to the same final addresses before being cashed out.

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PatrickC941
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3/31/2018 | 9:17:12 PM
Personas around bitcoin addresses
Would be interesting to see how you can combine bitcoin addresses with personas of actors based on the infrastructure they are using.
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