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Guest blog: Targeted attacks with public tools

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Sep 4, 2019

Over the last few years SE Labs has tested more than 50 different security products against over 5,000 targeted attacks. In this guest blog post Stefan Dumitrascu, Chief Technical Officer at SE Labs, looks at the different attack tools available, how effective they are at helping attackers bypass anti-malware products, and how security vendors have been handling this type of threat for over a year.

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VB2019 preview: Small Talks

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Sep 3, 2019

We preview the five Small Talks on the VB2019 programme in which important topics are discussed in a less formal atmosphere.

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VB2019 preview: Problem child: common patterns in malicious parent-child relationships

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Sep 2, 2019

We preview the VB2019 paper by Endgame researcher Bobby Filar, who created a graph-based framework designed to detect malicious use of legitimate binaries through parent-child relationships.

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VB2019 preview: Inside Magecart: the history behind the covert card-skimming assault on the e-commerce industry

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Aug 30, 2019

We preview the VB2019 paper by RiskIQ researcher Yonathan Klijnsma on the Magecart web skimming attacks.

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VB2019 call for last-minute papers closes on Sunday (1 Sept)

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Aug 29, 2019

Your last chance to get a speaking slot on the VB2019 programme with a talk on hot research!

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21 organisations partner with VB2019

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Aug 29, 2019

Record number of partner organisations for the Virus Bulletin Conference reflects very broad and international event.

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VB2019 preview: Exploring Emotet, an elaborate everyday enigma

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Aug 26, 2019

We preview the VB2019 paper by Sophos researcher Luca Nagy, who dives deeply into the notorious Emotet malware.

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VB2019 preview: A study of Machete cyber espionage operations in Latin America

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Aug 22, 2019

Researchers from the Czech Technical University in Prague will present a very comprehensive overview of the Machete APT group.

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AfricaHackon 2019: a great event and a reminder that security is global

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Aug 19, 2019

Last week, VB Editor Martijn Grooten travelled to the Kenyan capital Nairobi to speak at the 6th edition of the AfricaHackon event.

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Virus Bulletin researcher discovers new Lord exploit kit

Posted by   Martijn Grooten on   Aug 5, 2019

Still in-development kit thus far only targets Flash Player vulnerabilities

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