ESET conference papers from the 2014 Virus Bulletin and AVAR conferences are now available.
Esta semana en Virus Bulletin presentaremos los resultados de nuestra investigación sobre nuevas apariciones de la familia de malware denominada BlackEnergy, que detectamos en Ucrania y Polonia.
Seguimos desde Seattle en Virus Bulletin, donde vimos la presentación de Malware Investigator, la nueva herramienta del FBI que nuclea reportes automatizados de malware. Conoce todos los detalles.
En el día de hoy comenzó la conferencia más importante de la industria antivirus, Virus Bulletin; tres días donde los principales investigadores de empresas de seguridad comparten los principales hallazgos sobre la evolución del malware y el cibercrimen. Este año el evento fue abierto por primera vez por Martin Grooten, Editor de Virus Bulletin, quien
Autumn: the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, not to mention a couple of excellent security conferences. Virus Bulletin and AVAR make a very tasty Conference Pair.
The US is still perceived as a hotspot for card fraud: what difference will the ongoing roll-out of Chip & Signature EMV make?
An article for Virus Bulletin by David Harley reviews two eBooks offering security advice to consumers.
Yet another innovative tech support scam, using Netflix phishing to get remote access to the victim’s system.
It’s not just fake tech support: call centre cold-callers are operating various kinds of insurance scams, too.
I was recently contacted by a journalist researching a story about ‘hackers’ quitting the dark side (and virus writing in particular) for the bright(-er) side. He cited this set of examples – 7 Hackers Who Got Legit Jobs From Their Exploits – and also mentioned Mike Ellison (formerly known as Stormbringer and Black Wolf, among
I recently completed my 14th Virus Bulletin conference paper, co-written with Intego’s Lysa Myers, on “Mac hacking: the way to better testing?” to be presented at the 23rd VB conference in October, in Berlin. The paper itself won’t be available until after the conference, but the abstract is on the Virus Bulletin conference page here.
ESET had quite a strong representation at Virus Bulletin this year in Barcelona, as David Harley mentioned in his post prior to the conference. On the first day, Pierre-Marc Bureau presented his findings about the Kelihos botnet, David Harley and AVG’s Larry Bridwell discussed the usefulness and present state of AV testing, and to finish
Win32/Olmarik (also known as TDSS, TDL, Alureon and sundry less complimentary names) has gone through some interesting evolutions in the last couple of years. TDL4 is no exception, with its ability to load its kernel-mode driver on systems with an enforced kernel-mode code signing policy (64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows Vista and 7) and perform