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VB2018 video: The Big Bang Theory by APT-C-23

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 09:14
Today, we release the video of the VB2018 presentation by Check Point researcher Aseel Kayal, who connected the various dots relating to campaigns by the APT-C-23 threat group.

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VB2019 London - join us for the most international threat intelligence conference!

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:08
VB calls on organisations and individuals involved in threat intelligence from around the world to participate in next year's Virus Bulletin conference.

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VB2018 paper: Tracking Mirai variants

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:18
Today, we publish the VB2018 paper by Qihoo 360 researchers Ya Liu and Hui Wang, on extracting data from variants of the Mirai botnet to classify and track variants.

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VB2018 paper: Hide'n'Seek: an adaptive peer-to-peer IoT botnet

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:19
2018 has seen an increase in the variety of botnets living on the Internet of Things - such as Hide'N'Seek, which is notable for its use of peer-to-peer for command-and-control communication. Today, we publish the VB2018 paper by Bitdefender researchers Adrian Șendroiu and Vladimir Diaconescu, who studied the Hide'N'Seek IoT botnet. We also release the recording of their presentation.

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New paper: Botception: botnet distributes script with bot capabilities

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 14:39
In a new paper, Avast researchers Jan Sirmer and Adolf Streda look at how a spam campaign sent via the Necurs botnet was delivering the Flawed Ammyy RAT. As well as publishing the paper, we have also released the video of the reseachers' VB2018 presentation on the same topic.

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VB2018 video: Behind the scenes of the SamSam investigation

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:55
Today we have published the video of the VB2018 presentation by Andrew Brandt (Sophos) on the SamSam ransomware, which became hot news following the indictment of its two suspected authors yesterday.

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VB2018 video: Foreverdays: tracking and mitigating threats targeting civil society orgs

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:26
Today, we publish the video of the VB2018 presentation by CitizenLab researchers Masashi Nishihata and John Scott Railton, on threats faced by civil society.

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Latest Virus Bulletin report shows the difference web security products make

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 15:29
The latest Virus Bulletin web security report sees Kaspersky, Trustwave and Fortinet all achieve VBWeb certification, but also see some products struggle with the new Fallout exploit kit.

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Subscribe to the relaunched Virus Bulletin eNews newsletter

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 16:35
Subscribe to the re-launched Virus Bulletin eNews Newsletter to receive regular updates on the latest threat intelligence sources directly in your inbox.

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VB2018 paper: Since the hacking of Sony Pictures

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 11:22
The Lazarus Group, which became (in)famous through the Sony Pictures breach and the WannaCry attack, is still very much active and targeting financial institutions around the world. Today we publish the VB2018 paper by AhnLab researcher Minseok (Jacky) Cha on the group's activities.

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VB2018 video: Shedding skin - Turla's fresh faces

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 15:35
Today, we have published the video of a VB2018 presentation by Kaspersky Lab researchers Kurt Baumgartner and Mike Scott, who looked at the latest activity of the Turla group.

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VB2018 video: Triada: the past, the present and the (hopefully not existing) future

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 18:03
Today we publish the video of the VB2018 presentation by Google researcher Lukasz Siewierski on the Triada Android malware and Google's work with OEMs to remove it from infected devices.

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VB2018 paper: Uncovering the wholesale industry of social media fraud: from botnet to bulk reseller panels

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:28
Today, we publish the VB2018 paper by Masarah Paquet-Clouston (GoSecure) who looked at the supply chain behind social media fraud.

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VB2018 paper: Now you see it, now you don't: wipers in the wild

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:33
Today, we publish the VB2018 paper from Saher Naumaan (BAE Systems) who looks at malware variants that contain a wiper functionality. We also publish the recording of her presentation.

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Emotet trojan starts stealing full emails from infected machines

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:13
The infamous Emotet trojan has added the capability to steal full email bodies from infected machines, opening the possibilities for more targeted spam and phishing campaigns.

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VB2018 paper: Who wasn’t responsible for Olympic Destroyer?

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 09:16
Cisco Talos researchers Paul Rascagnères and Warren Mercer were among the first to write about the Olympic Destroyer, the malware that targeted the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. Today, we publish the paper they presented at VB2018 about the malware; we also publish the video of their VB2018 presentation.

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VB2018 paper: From drive-by download to drive-by mining: understanding the new paradigm

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 11:01
Today, we publish the VB2018 paper by Malwarebytes researcher Jérôme Segura, in which he details the shift from exploit kits to drive-by mining. We also publish the video of his VB2018 presentation.

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VB2018 presentation: The wolf in sheep's clothing - undressed

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 15:23
Today, we publish the video of the VB2018 presentation by CSIS researchers Benoît Ancel and Aleksejs Kuprins, who looked at a rather dubious seller of government spyware, described by someone else operating in the same space as a "criminal of the worst kind".

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VB2018 paper: The dark side of WebAssembly

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 19:40
Today, we publish the VB2018 paper by Symantec researchers Aishwarya Lonkar and Siddhesh Chandrayan on the security risks that come with WebAssembly.

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The Virus Bulletin conference returns home: VB2019 to take place in London

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 17:05
In 2019, the Virus Bulletin conference is set to return home, with VB2019 taking place in London, UK.

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