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Virus Bulletin at RSA

Next week, VB Editor Martijn Grooten will be at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.
Next week, I will be joining the international security community to attend the RSA Conference in San Francisco. Though it lacks the intimate atmosphere of so many smaller… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2018/04/virus-bulletin-rsa/

How broken is SHA-1 really?

SHA-1 collisions may be found in the next few months, but that doesn't mean that fake SHA-1-based certificates will be created in the near future. Nevertheless, it is time for everyone, and those working in security in particular, to move away from outdat…
Earlier this month, I gave a talk entitled "How Broken Is Our Crypto Really?" at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. In the presentation, I looked at vulnerabilities found in… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2016/03/how-broken-sha-1-really/

RSA and BSides San Francisco

Next week, Virus Bulletin Editor Martijn Grooten will attend the RSA conference in San Francisco, where he will give a talk entitled "How Broken Is Our Crypto Really?" He will also speak at BSides San Francisco, where he will give a talk entitled "Ellipti…
Next week, almost everyone with a stake in or an opinion on IT security will be in San Francisco for the annual RSA Conference. I will be there as well, and although Virus… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2016/02/rsa-and-bsides-san-francisco/

FREAK attack takes HTTPS connections back to 1990s security

Golden keys from the (first) crypto wars have come back to haunt us.
Golden keys from the (first) crypto wars have come back to haunt us. When a web client makes a secure connection to a web server (using HTTPS), it starts by sending a 'Hello'… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2015/03/freak-attack-takes-https-connections-back-1990s-security/

Researchers crack ransomware encryption

'Bitcrypt' authors confused their bytes and digits.
'Bitcrypt' authors confused their bytes and digits. Two French researchers have found a serious vulnerability in a new piece of ransomware that has allowed them to crack the keys… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2014/02/researchers-crack-ransomware-encryption/

RSA gives insight into anatomy of attack on its systems

Publicly available information used to spear phish employees.
Publicly available information used to spear phish employees. Security company RSA has released some information about how hackers gained access to its systems, giving a good… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2011/04/rsa-gives-insight-anatomy-attack-its-systems/