Mauro Vignati
Senior Analyst
Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI)
Bern, Switzerland

The World of Package Mules: Abusing the Postal Service  

Abstract:  A modern-day growing underground mule-network gridded over the globe exploits the postal services in money laundering criminal schemes. The talk reveals the depths of the business model, outlines the actors and the victims.

Biography:  Mauro Vignati is senior analyst at the Reporting and Analysis Center for Information Assurance (MELANI) in Switzerland, a governmental unit assisting private and public companies in self-defense against cyber threats. His specialties are the Russian speaking cybercriminal underground and the APT attacks targeted at Swiss companies.