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AVAR 2022 Conference in Singapore

The AVAR 2022 Cybersecurity Counterpunch conference is taking place on 1st and 2nd December.

AV-Comparatives is supporting the AVAR security conference again this year, organised by the Association of Anti-Virus Researchers Asia. AVAR 2022 is the 25th edition of AVAR’s international conference, and the event is taking place on the 1st and 2nd of December 2022 in Singapore. Full details and the registration form can be found on the organisation’s website: https://aavar.org/cybersecurity-conference/

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VirusBulletin VB2021 virtual conference is taking place on 7th and 8th October

AV-Comparatives is sponsoring this year’s VirusBulletin VB2021 online security conference. This is being held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. The event allows IT-security experts from around the world to exchange ideas on the globally relevant subject of cybersecurity. The conference is taking place on the 7th and 8th of October 2021, and registration is free: https://vblocalhost.com/registration/  

The program of live events includes presentations on threat actors in the Middle East and Africa, protection against kernel-mode rootkits, “insider” targeted attacks, threats affecting Hybrid Active Directory, malware targeting Internet Information Services, the use of Apple’s Endpoint Security framework, and malware that targets the Apple Silicon M1 processor. In addition, a number of other presentations can be streamed on demand during the conference. The full conference program can be found here: https://vblocalhost.com/programme/  

AV-Comparatives will be attending the conference, and virtual meetings with us can be arranged during the two days. Participants wishing to do so can contact us using the form on our website. 

URL Competition @VB2015

For the second time, we ran an URL competition during the Virus Bulletin conference 2015. We plan to host a URL competition every year.

Conference delegates received a code to register for the competition.

26 Malware Hunters (from 14 different companies) joined the competition and submitted in total 238 URLs during the conference. Most of the submissions were 404, PUA, exploits that did not work on the target system or clean URLs/files. Continue reading…