- VB2017 preview: Consequences of bad security in health care
We preview the VB2017 presentation by Jelena Milosevic, an ICU nurse by profession, who will provide the audience with an inside view of security in hospitals.
- VB2017 Small Talk: The encryption vs. inspection debate
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.
- Throwback Thursday: Ten memorable Virus Bulletin conference presentations - part 2
In the second part of this two-part blog series, we look at five more memorable Virus Bulletin conference presentations.
- Five tips for submitting to Calls for Papers
With the VB2017 Call for Papers out, here are five tips to increase your chances of getting your submission accepted.
- The WannaCry kill switch wasn't inserted to make someone a hero
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.
- Throwback Thursday: Ten memorable Virus Bulletin conference presentations - part 1
In a two-part blog post series, we look back at ten memorable VB conference presentations from the past ten years.
- Worms wiggling inside your networks are a lot harder to stop
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.
- VB2017 drinks reception to be hosted in Madrid's unique Geographic Club
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.
- By removing VPNs from its Chinese App Store, Apple turns its biggest security asset against its users
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.
- VB2017 Small Talks and reserve papers announced
Today we announce the first two Small Talks for the VB2017 programme: ENISA will provide its perspective on the WannaCry outbreak and the lessons learned from it, while David Harley will talk about the past and present of security product testing.