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VB2017: nine last-minute papers announced

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:02
From attacks on Ukraine's power grid to web shells, and from car hacking to ransomware: we announce the first nine 'last-minute' papers on the VB2017 programme.

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Patching is important even when it only shows the maturity of your security process

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 15:42
A lot of vulnerabilities that are discovered are never exploited in the wild. It is still important to patch them though.

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Massive data breach confirms what you already knew: you are getting spam

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:15
A security researcher found more than 700 million email addresses stored on a server used by a spam botnet, which gives us some insight into what the email lists used by spammers look like.

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VB2017 preview: State of cybersecurity in Africa: Kenya

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:10
We preview the VB2017 presentation by Tyrus Kamau (Euclid Security), who will talk about the state of cybersecurity in Africa, with a particular focus on his home country, Kenya.

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VB2017 preview: Calling all PUA fighters

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 10:25
We preview the VB2017 Small Talk to be given by AppEsteem's Dennis Batchelder that should help security vendors make decisions about apps whose behaviours sit right on the limits of what is acceptable from a security point of view.

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VB2017 preview: From insider threat to insider asset: a practical guide

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:44
We preview the VB2017 paper by Forcepoint's Kristin Leary and Richard Ford, who will discuss a practical approach to preventing insider attacks.

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WireX DDoS botnet takedown shows the best side of the security industry

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:47
Collaboration between a number of security companies has led to the takedown of the WireX Android DDoS botnet. Efforts like these, and the fact that the companies involved all decided to publish the very same blog post, show the best side of the security industry.

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VB2017 preview: Your role in child abuse

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:18
We preview the VB2017 presentation by Mick Moran, who will discuss online child abuse and the role the security community can play fighting it.

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ROPEMAKER email exploit is of limited practical use

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:45
Researchers at Mimecast have published a paper about the 'ROPEMAKER' exploit, which allows an email sender with malicious intentions to change the visial appearance of an email after it has been delivered.

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VB2017 preview: Mariachis and jackpotting: ATM malware from Latin America

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 12:32
We preview the VB2017 presentation by Kaspersky Lab researchers Thiago Marques and Fabio Assolini in which they look at malware targeting ATMs in Latin America.

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VB2017 preview: Stuck between a ROC and a hard place

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 11:04
We preview the VB2017 paper by Microsoft's Holly Stewart and Joe Blackbird, which uses data about users switching anti-virus provider to decide whether machine-learning models should favour avoiding false positives over false negatives.

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VB2017 preview: Consequences of bad security in health care

Wed, 08/23/2017 - 12:26
We preview the VB2017 presentation by Jelena Milosevic, a paediatric nurse by profession, who will provide the audience with an inside view of security in hospitals.

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VB2017 Small Talk: The encryption vs. inspection debate

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:43
At VB2017, Cloudflare's Head of Cryptography Nick Sullivan will give a Small Talk on the intercepting of HTTPS connections by proxies and anti-virus software.

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Throwback Thursday: Ten memorable Virus Bulletin conference presentations - part 2

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:58
In the second part of this two-part blog series, we look at five more memorable Virus Bulletin conference presentations.

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Five tips for submitting to Calls for Papers

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 12:42
With the VB2017 Call for Papers out, here are five tips to increase your chances of getting your submission accepted.

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The WannaCry kill switch wasn't inserted to make someone a hero

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:56
Following the arrest of WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchings, suggestions have been made that he was behind the WannaCry malware itself, and that he inserted the kill switch to make himself a hero. This seems highly unlikely.

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Throwback Thursday: Ten memorable Virus Bulletin conference presentations - part 1

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 13:31
In a two-part blog post series, we look back at ten memorable VB conference presentations from the past ten years.

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Worms wiggling inside your networks are a lot harder to stop

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 12:06
The authors of the Trickbot banking trojan seem to have taken note of the use of SMB by WannaCry and (Not)Petya and have added an (experimental) module that uses SMB for lateral movement.

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VB2017 drinks reception to be hosted in Madrid's unique Geographic Club

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 10:36
To give those attending VB2017 Madrid a chance to experience a little bit of the host city, the VB2017 drinks reception will be held at the unique and fascinating Geographic Club.

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By removing VPNs from its Chinese App Store, Apple turns its biggest security asset against its users

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 09:05
To comply with Chinese laws, Apple has removed all iOS VPN apps from its Chinese app store. This means that the company uses iOS's strongest security asset, its tightly controlled App Store, against its own users.

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