How Google Tracks Hackers

From Motherboard:

…. Although Google’s own hacker hunting team is focused more on protecting Google users than selling a particular threat intelligence product, the task is essentially much the same; find the bad guys, understand what they’re doing, and let others know so users can be safer online.

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This week, CYBER host Ben Makuch talks to Shane Huntley, the Director of Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG). TAG is essentially Google’s hacker hunting team: they’re the ones tasked with monitoring Google networks for criminal and government hacking groups.

“We haven’t had a really big incident in a long time, in core Google, and there’s always that back of the mind of—is there some actor that’s going to come for us that I don’t know about?” Huntley says in this episode.

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