Examining and Constructing Attacker Categorisations: an Experimental Typology for Digital Banking

Caroline Moeckel

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In this paper, we propose the experimental construction of a new attacker typology grounded in real-life data, using grounded theory analysis and over 200 publicly available documents containing details of digital banking related cybercrime and involved attackers. The current state of this research area is introduced briefly, highlighting current issues and shortcomings. This is supported by a brief investigation into the mechanisms of the construction of previous taxonomies and typologies. Eight attacker profiles forming the typology specific to the case of digital banking are presented. A short discussion of contributions made and suggestions for future research directions in this field are also added.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 14th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES '19)
Subtitle of host publication1st International Workshop on Information Security Methodology and Replication Studies (IWSMR 2019)
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4503-7164-3
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2019

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