Virus Buletin Board

The latest Blog posts from the VB team
Updated: 32 min 12 sec ago

Five reasons to come to VB2017 in Madrid

9 hours 19 min ago
We're not ones to make bold claims about our conference, and we suggest you ask past attendees for their opinion, but here are five reasons why we think you should come to VB2017 in Madrid.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

DMARC: an imperfect solution that can make a big difference

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 12:00
US Senator Ron Wyden has asked the Department of Homeland Security to implement DMARC. Martijn Grooten looks at what difference this could make for phishing attacks impersonating the US federal governent.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Advanced and inept persistent threats to be discussed at VB2017

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:36
Unsurprisingly given today's threat landscape, the VB2017 programme contains several talks on various advanced persistent threats - but also a talk on what may be the polar opposite of such threats: an inept persistent threat.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Avanced and inept persistent threats to be discussed at VB2017

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:36
Unsurprisingly given today's threat landscape, the VB2017 programme contains several talks on various advanced persistent threats - but also a talk on what may be the polar opposite of such threats: an inept persistent threat.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Password security is 1% choosing a half-decent password, 99% not using it anywhere else

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:09
Password security advice focuses too much on password strength and too little on avoiding password reuse, Martijn Grooten argues.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Save the dates: VB2018 to take place 3-5 October 2018

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 12:07
Though the location will remain a secret for a few more months, we are pleased to announce the dates for VB2018, the 28th Virus Bulletin International Conference.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Review: BSides Athens 2017

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:00
The second edition of BSides Athens saw a great and varied programme presented in the Greek capital. VB's Martijn Grooten was pleased to attend.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Let's not help attackers by spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 13:44
Spreading 'FUD' in the wake of cyber-attacks is never a good idea. But it's even worse when this might be one of the attackers' implicit goals.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Calling next-gen security researchers: student discount for VB2017 announced

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 08:00
For the third year in a row, we have set aside a limited number of student tickets for the Virus Bulletin conference, to allow 'next-generation' security researchers to experience one of the most important gatherings of security researchers around the world.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Nominations opened for fourth Péter Szőr Award

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 15:39
Virus Bulletin has opened nominations for the fourth annual Péter Szőr Award, for the best piece of technical security research published between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

VB2016 paper: BlackEnergy – what we really know about the notorious cyber attacks

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 10:26
According to some researchers, there is some evidence linking the recent (Not)Petya attacks with the BlackEnergy group - which became infamous for its targeted attacks against the Ukraine. At VB2016, ESET researchers Anton Cherepanov and Robert Lipovsky spoke about BlackEnergy, providing an overview of the group's attacks. Today, we publish their paper.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Security advice in the wake of WannaCry and Not(Petya)

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 11:44
As WannaCry and (Not)Petya have shown, malware attacks can do a lot of damage. So is staying safe just a case of following good security advice?

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

48 hours after initial reports, many mysteries remain around the latest ransomware/wiper threat

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 15:33
Whether you call it Petya, NotPetya, Nyetya or Petna, there are still many mysteries surrounding the malware that has been causing havoc around the world.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

VB2017 Early Bird discount to expire this week

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 13:05
This week, the Early Bird discount for VB2017 comes to an end - so, for a 10% saving on the cost of full price registration, make sure you register now!

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

VB2016 paper: Steam stealers: it's all fun and games until someone's account gets hijacked

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:56
Last year, Kaspersky Lab researcher Santiago Pontiroli and PwC's Bart Parys presented a VB2016 paper analysing the malicious threats faced by users of the Steam online gaming platform, and highlighting how organized criminals are making money with these profitable schemes. Today, we publish the paper.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Research paper shows it may be possible to distinguish malware traffic using TLS

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:04
Researchers at Cisco have published a paper describing how it may be possible to use machine learning to distinguish malware command-and-control traffic using TLS from regular enterprise traffic, and to classify malware families based on their encrypted C&C traffic.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Is CVE-2017-0199 the new CVE-2012-0158?

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:55
After five years of exploitation in a wide variety of attacks, CVE-2012-0158 may have found a successor in CVE-2017-0199, which is taking the Office exploit scene by storm.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Review: BSides London 2017

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:52
Virus Bulletin was a proud sponsor of BSides London 2017 - Martijn Grooten reports on a great event.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

VB2017: one of the most international security conferences

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 15:35
It is well known that the problem of cybersecurity is a global one that affects users worldwide - but it's also one that has some unique local flavours. With speakers representing at least 24 countries, VB2017 is one of the most international security conferences on the circuit, allowing attendees to hear the viewpoints of experts from around the world. Register before 1 July and receive a 10% Early Bird discount.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

VB2016 paper: Diving into Pinkslipbot's latest campaign

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 11:10
Qakbot or Qbot, is a banking trojan that makes the news every once in a while and was the subject of a VB2016 paper by Intel Security researchers Sanchit Karve, Guilherme Venere and Mark Olea. In it, they provided a detailed analysis of the Pinkslipbot/Qakbot trojan and its then latest campaign. Their full paper is now available to download or read online.

Read more
Categories: Data nyheter

Pages

KONTAKTA OSS

Tel: 0930-318 13

SMS: 076-815 18 06

email: nash@nashnet.nu

Contact

Custom Search