• Hotmail • 1.3 billion mailboxes • 155PB storage, growing 2PB per month (20 LTE)• Windows Live Messenger • 300 million users • 76 countries, 48 languages • ~40 million people simultaneous connections • 9.9 billion messages a day via Windows Live Messenger• 600 million unique users every month on Windows Live & MSN• 1M Business Productivity Online Suite users in 36 countries & regions• 5 petabytes of content served by Xbox Live during Christmas week• 1 Petabyte+ of updates served every month by Windows Update to millions of servers and hundreds of millions of PCs worldwide
Users have changedIn 2010, over 500 million Facebook users In 2010, close to 2 billion people are using Internet
New consumer landscape• Business models are going to be more and more privacy invasive – Advertisement vs license based business models – Re-identification of data (do the math)• New applications are fundamentally transforming the consumer landscape – Devices: Multi screen – Interface: NUI – Domain: eg. eHealth (honeypot) – Applications: Facebook like framework• The consumer is technology and application illiterate
… and enthousiasm.• A 3rd of all malware in history was created in 2010: PandaLabs found that 34 percent of all existing malware has been concocted by cyber criminals in the last year. Source : PandaLabs Annual Report .
Multifaceted• Cybercrime is a lucrative and relatively safe activity – Legal loopholes, – Small amounts, big quantities (30.000 + on Ecops) – International – Organised (Irish exemple)• Pandalabs 2010 major events: – Stuxnet: The Stuxnet worm targets Programmable Logic Controllers used in power plants and nuclear plants, – Cyber protests and hacktivism. – Social media exploitation and clickjacking – Rougeware: Around 40 percent of all fake antivirus programs were created in 2010• Pandalabs 2011 predictions: – Stealth threatsdesigned to connect to a server and update themselves before security companies can detect them and threats targeting specific users or companies will increase in 2011.
• Cybercrime has to be combated holistically at many levels including improved technology, legal rulings and new policies; and through ongoing collaboration between industry, community and policy stakeholders.
Some good news• Botnet taken down: – Waledac (2010) – Rustock (2011): • Microsoft, in collaboration with Pfizer, FireEye and others, has effectively disrupted the Rustock botnet, which will wipe out a notorious source of spam, fraud and cybercrime. • 1.300.000 infected computers, 30 billion spam/day – Successful because of combination of research, collaboration and legal strategies.• 2Center set up in Belgium – Public sector/industry/academic partnership on the fight against cybercrime