Fraud & Risk

Social Networks of Cyber Criminals

Gary Warner - Investigations Forensics & Security at the Center for Emerging Technology, University of Alabama at Birmingham


As fraudsters devise ever more creative ways to commit fraud while trying to evade detection, many are turning to social networking to connect with other criminals, share exploits, and sell their services. This presentation examines how businesses can build an intelligence plan, offers a look at carding shops and how identities are stolen, and details ways in which criminals are sharing information on how to abuse company policies and procedures. Finally, the Investigations Forensics & Security department at the UAB Center for Emerging Technology shares insights on how they are catching people offering counterfeit goods as well as uncover Facebook posts with stolen card numbers, hacking tutorials, and more.

Social Networks of Cyber Criminals

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