I’m back in Belgium after driving a few hours back to Belgium and it’s time to give you my wrap-up of the second day. After a short night, we were back at the Chamber of Commerce in Nantes. The venue was located closed to the “Maillé-Brézé“, an old French military
I’m in Nantes (France) for two days to attend a new conference: Botconf. As the name says, this event is dedicated to botnets and malwares. The goal is to present talks about those malicious network of computers, how to detect them, how to fight them and, finally, eradicate them. I
Mobile devices are more and more seen as nice targets from attackers’ point of view. Which is easily understandable: the market is exploding and people still don’t realize that a mobile device is not only a mobile “phone” but a mobile “computer” with an operating system, I/Os and… applications! The
Since it’s already Friday, just before leaving for the weekend, here is a quick hack for all MacOS X infosec guys… and the others! I’m not afraid to admit it: I’m lazy! We are using computers all day long and they have been created (usually 😉 to automate tasks. Let
It looks that our beloved DNS protocol is again the center of interest for some security $VENDORS. For a while, I see more and more the expression “DNS Firewall” used in papers or presentations. It’s not a new buzz… The DNS protocol is well-known to be a excellent vector of
Claudio Guarnieri and his developers gave us a great gift to finish the year. A few days before Christmas, they released the version 0.5 of Cuckoo, the open source malware analysis system. What’s new in this release? Plenty of nice stuffs! I won’t review there here, have a look at
I just had a good experience today about the “social impact” of malware infections and I would like to share it with you. For most infosec people, it is part of the game to play the fireman for family and friends when they are in trouble with their computer. The
The new version (0.4) of Cuckoo, the open source malware analysis system has been released this week. That’s a great news! The list of changes and new features is very impressive. So big that an upgrade is not recommended. In my case, I just installed a brand new Cuckoo instance.