- VB2018 paper: Lazarus Group: a mahjong game played with different sets of tiles
The Lazarus Group, generally linked to the North Korean government, is one of the most notorious threat groups seen in recent years. At VB2018 ESET researchers Peter Kálnai and Michal Poslušný presented a paper looking at the group's various campaigns. Today, we publish their paper and the recording of their presentation.
- Book your VB2019 ticket now for a chance to win a ticket for BSides London
Virus Bulletin is proud to sponsor this year's BSides London conference, which will take place next week, and we have a number of tickets to give away.
- First 11 partners of VB2019 announced
We are excited to announce the first 11 companies to partner with VB2019, whose support will help ensure a great event.
- VB2018 paper: Fake News, Inc.
A former reporter by profession, Andrew Brandt's curiosity was piqued when he came across what appeared at first glance to be the website of a small-town newspaper based in Illinois, but under scrutiny, things didn’t add up. At VB2018 he presented a paper in which he shared the results of his investigation of the site. Today, we publish his paper and the recording of his presentation.
- Paper: Alternative communication channel over NTP
In a new paper published today, independent researcher Nikolaos Tsapakis writes about the possibilities of malware using NTP as a covert communication channel and how to stop this.
- VB2019 conference programme announced
VB is excited to reveal the details of an interesting and diverse programme for VB2019, the 29th Virus Bulletin International Conference, which takes place 2-4 October in London, UK.
- VB2018 paper: Under the hood - the automotive challenge
Car hacking has become a hot subject in recent years, and at VB2018 in Montreal, Argus Cyber Security's Inbar Raz presented a paper that provides an introduction to the subject, looking at the complex problem, examples of car hacks, and the challenges ahead. Today, we publish both Inbar's paper and the recording of his presentation.
- VB2018 paper and video: Android app deobfuscation using static-dynamic cooperation
Static analysis and dynamic analysis each have their shortcomings as methods for analysing potentially malicious files. Today, we publish a VB2018 paper by Check Point researchers Yoni Moses and Yaniv Mordekhay, in which they describe a method that combines static and dynamic analysis to defeat app obfuscation in Android binaries. We also publish the video of their presentation.
- VB2019 call for papers closes this weekend
The call for papers for VB2019 closes on 17 March, and while we've already received many great submissions, we still want more!
- Registration open for VB2019 ─ book your ticket now!
Registration for VB2019, the 29th Virus Bulletin International Conference, is now open, with an early bird rate available until 1 July.