Zeshan Aziz is an independent security researcher with experience in combatting and attributing information operations by nation-states and profit-motivated actors. He is also a Digital Sherlocks scholar at the Atlantic Council. He writes about globally relevant disinfo campaigns, cyber attacks against civil society, and is active in the OSINT community.
Zeshan has presented to various public and private venues. He has been a speaker at conferences including CyberWarCon, Countermeasure, Layer8, and Pacific Hackers among other private conferences. He has also appeared in publications such as WIRED Magazine. Zeshan earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering with minors in Computer Engineering and Arabic from University of Miami.
CounterMeasure / Pacific Hackers Conference 2019
Police Linked to Hacking Campaign to Frame Indian Activists - Wired Magazine
Publications / Papers / Technical Blogs
Chinese IO Commercial Firm Attribution
Indonesian Disinformation Operators Stir China Tensions
Uyghur American Association Targeted with Lookalike Website
Salman Belarus of Malhama Tactical
How to Use Breach Credentials to Support Intelligence Collection and Attribution
How Adversaries Weaponize Disinformation