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VB2020 presentation: Behind the Black Mirror: simulating attacks with mock C2 servers

At VB2020 localhost, Carbon Black's Scott Knight presented an approach he and his colleagues have taken to more realistically simulate malware attacks.
Dynamic analysis of a malicious sample in a lab setup can be hampered by the absence of the malware's C2 server listening and providing responses – potentially resulting in only a… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/12/vb2020-presentation-behind-black-mirror-simulating-attacks-mock-c2-servers/

VB2020 presentation & paper: Advanced Pasta Threat: mapping threat actor usage of open-source offensive security tools

At VB2020, researcher Paul Litvak revealed how he put together a comprehensive map of threat actor use of open-source offensive security tools.
The development and publication of offensive security tools (OSTs) is a point of great controversy in the information security community: while some argue that releasing such… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/12/vb2020-presentation-paper-advanced-pasta-threat-mapping-threat-actor-usage-open-source-offensive-security-tools/

VB2020 presentation: Evolution of Excel 4.0 macro weaponization

At VB2020 localhost James Haughom, Stefano Ortolani and Baibhav Singh gave a presentation in which they described how XL4 macros are being weaponised and the evolution of the techniques used.
The use by attackers of legitimate Excel 4.0 (XL4) macros as a simple and reliable method to gain a foothold on a target network is becoming increasingly popular and presents a… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/11/vb2020-presentation-evolution-excel-40-macro-weaponization/

VB2020 TIPS presentation: Business Email Compromise – Scalable Attribution Powering Industry and Law Enforcement Collaboration

As part of VB2020 localhost we were proud to co-host the Threat Intelligence Practitioners' Summmit (TIPS), put together by the Cyber Threat Alliance. In a series of blog posts we highlight some of the talks presented in the Summit and the important contr…
As part of VB2020 localhost we were proud to co-host the Threat Intelligence Practitioners' Summit (TIPS), put together by the Cyber Threat Alliance. In a series of blog posts we… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/11/vb2020-tips-presentation-business-email-compromise-scalable-attribution-powering-industry-and-law-enforcement-collaboration/

VB2020 TIPS presentation: Collaborating with Competitors: A Better Strategy to Beat Adversaries

As part of VB2020 localhost we were proud to co-host the Threat Intelligence Practitioners' Summmit (TIPS), put together by the Cyber Threat Alliance. In a series of blog posts we highlight some of the talks presented in the Summit and the important contr…
As part of VB2020 localhost we were proud to co-host the Threat Intelligence Practitioners' Summit (TIPS), put together by the Cyber Threat Alliance. In a series of blog posts we… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/11/vb2020-tips-presentation-collaborating-competitors-better-strategy-beat-adversaries/

VB2020 localhost is over, but the content is still available to view!

VB2020 localhost - VB's first foray into the world of virtual conferences - took place last week, but you can still watch all the presentations.
VB2020 localhost - VB's first virtual, and entirely free to attend VB conference - took place last week and was a great success, with over 2,700 registered delegates from 84… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/10/vb2020-localhost-over-theres-still-time-view-content/

VB2020 localhost call for last minute papers: a unique opportunity

Why VB2020 localhost presents a unique opportunity for you to share your research with security experts around the globe.
Now in its 30th year, the Virus Bulletin Conference has not only evolved into the annual threat intelligence conference, but also into one of the most international security… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/08/vb2020-localhost-call-last-minute-papers-unique-opportunity/

VB2020 localhost call for last-minute papers now open!

The call for last-minute papers for VB2020 localhost is now open. Submit before 17 August to have your paper considered for one of the nine slots reserved for 'hot' research!
Have you analysed a brand new online threat? Are you involved in cutting edge security research? Are you tasked with securing systems and fending off attacks and developing new… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/07/vb2020-localhost-call-last-minute-papers-now-open/

Announcing... VB2020 localhost

Announcing VB2020 localhost: the carbon neutral, budget neutral VB conference!
Over the last few months the VB team has been hard at work preparing for the virtual edition of VB2020 and we can now reveal... VB2020 localhost: the carbon neutral, budget… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2020/07/announcing-vb2020-localhost/

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