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Throwback Thursday: The Thin Blue Line

This Throwback Thursday, VB heads back to 1994 when UK Fraud Squad detectives started making inroads into the most puzzling 'Whodunnit' since the Great Train Robbery. Had an outbreak of computer crime swept Britain? No, it was all part of a police trainin…
This Throwback Thursday, VB heads back to 1994 when UK Fraud Squad detectives started making inroads into the most puzzling 'Whodunnit' since the Great Train Robbery. Had an… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2016/02/throwback-thursday-thin-blue-line/

Industry suffers loss of great researcher

Untimely death of Peter Ször sends shockwaves across anti-malware community.
Untimely death of Peter Ször sends shockwaves across anti-malware community. We were shocked and saddened to learn, yesterday, of the sudden and unexpected death of security… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2013/11/industry-suffers-loss-great-researcher/

VB announces Virus Bulletin for Kindle

VB joins the e-book generation.
VB joins the e-book generation. With millions of people now using e-book readers as a convenient way to read while on the go - or simply to cut down on bookshelf space - VB is… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2011/04/vb-announces-kindle/

Increase in use of mobile anti-malware protection

Poll shows smartphone users more likely to use anti-malware protection on their phones than three years ago.
Poll shows smartphone users more likely to use anti-malware protection on their phones than three years ago. In a poll of visitors to the VB website, 57% of smartphone users said… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2011/03/increase-use-mobile-anti-malware-protection/

18 months for member of m00p gang

Hacker receives prison sentence.
Hacker receives prison sentence. A Scottish man who pleaded guilty last month to 'causing unauthorized modification to the content of computers' as part of his involvement in the… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2010/11/18-months-member-m00p-gang/

Almost three quarters use same password for different sites

User continues to be the weakest link.
User continues to be the weakest link. 73% of computer users use the same password across multiple different accounts according to survey results released by security firm… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2010/11/almost-three-quarters-use-same-password-different-sites/

Success in anti-botnet operation

VB Seminar speaker describes how m00p gang member exploited computer users.
VB Seminar speaker describes how m00p gang member exploited computer users. A Scottish man pleaded guilty last month to 'causing unauthorized modification to the content of… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2010/11/success-anti-botnet-operation/

VB calls for collaboration amongst anti-spam vendors

VB finds that, when it comes to spam filtering, a combined effort outperforms individual products.
VB finds that, when it comes to spam filtering, a combined effort outperforms individual products. Virus Bulletin has discovered that running several spam filters in combination… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/11/vb-calls-collaboration-amongst-anti-spam-vendors/

Call for last-minute technical papers

Submissions invited for technical 'turbo' talks at VB Geneva.
Submissions invited for technical 'turbo' talks at VB Geneva. Virus Bulletin is seeking submissions from those wishing to present last-minute technical papers at VB2009. The VB… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/07/call-last-minute-technical-papers/

VB anti-spam testing: results revealed

VB reveals results of trial test run: 1 platinum, 2 gold and 2 silver awards.
VB reveals results of trial test run: 1 platinum, 2 gold and 2 silver awards.After months of preparation, discussion and hard work, VB is pleased to announce the results of the VB… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/03/vb-anti-spam-testing-results-revealed/

VB2008 photos online

VB delegates at work, rest and play in Ottawa.
VB delegates at work, rest and play in Ottawa. A selection of photographs from the VB2008 conference in Ottawa is now available to browse online. The photographs can be searched by… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/10/photos-online/

Last-minute papers announced for VB2008

Schedule for hot-topic technical 'turbo' talks announced.
Schedule for hot-topic technical 'turbo' talks announced. VB has unveiled the schedule for a series of up-to-the-minute technical presentations at the VB2008 conference which takes… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/09/last-minute-papers-announced/

VB reveals new website design

Glossary, comments and mobile website among new additions.
Glossary, comments and mobile website among new additions. Regular visitors to VB may have noticed that the site has a fresh new look as well as some changes and additions to its… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/02/vb-reveals-new-website-design/

VB100 test on Windows Vista SP1 announced

Products to be tested on new update to Vista platform.
Products to be tested on new update to Vista platform. VB has issued a call for submissions for the latest VB100 comparative review, which will test the performance of products… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/02/test-windows-vista-sp1-announced/

Software and OS developers should take responsibility for security

While 51% of users say computer security should be the responsibility of the user, nearly a third of users feel it is up to software and OS developers.
While 51% of users say computer security should be the responsibility of the user, nearly a third of users feel it is up to software and OS developers. According to a recent poll,… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/02/software-and-os-developers-should-take-responsibility-security/

Yuletide greetings

Festive wishes.
Festive wishes. The members of the VB team extend their warm wishes to Virus Bulletin readers for a very happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous new year. This Christmas… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/12/yuletide-greetings/

Vista fails to reassure web users

50% of users don't believe Vista has made the Internet any safer.
50% of users don't believe Vista has made the Internet any safer. According to a recent poll, 50% of visitors to the VB website do not believe that Windows Vista has made the… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/12/vista-fails-reassure-web-users/

VB100 NetWare update

Updated results for VB100 NetWare comparative.
Updated results for VB100 NetWare comparative.VB regrets that some erroneous results were recorded for Symantec AntiVirus 10 in last month's comparative review on Novell NetWare… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/11/netware-update/

Wot, no comparative?

VB100 Netware comparative review delayed.
VB100 Netware comparative review delayed.VB apologises to those expecting to find a VB100 comparative review of products on Novell Netware in this month's issue. Due to illness,… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/10/wot-no-comparative/

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