And this is already the end of Botconf. Time for my last wrap-up. The day started a little bit later to allow some people to recover from the social event. It started at 09:40 with a talk presented by Anthony Kasza, from PaloAlto Networks: “Formatting for Justice: Crime Doesn’t Pay, Neither
I’m just back from the social event that was organized at the aquarium Mare Nostrum. A very nice place full of threats as you can see in the picture above. Here is my wrap-up for the second day. The first batch of talks started with “KNIGHTCRAWLER, Discovering Watering-holes for Fun,
We reached December, it’s time for another edition of the Botconf security conference fully dedicate to fighting botnets. This is already the fifth edition that I’m attending. This year, the beautiful city of Montpellier in the south of France is hosting the conference. I arrived on Monday evening to attend
It’s over! The 4th edition of Botconf just finished and I’m in the train back to Belgium writing the daily wrap-up. Yesterday, the reception was organized in a very nice place (the “Chapelle de la Trinité”). Awesome place, awesome food, interesting chats as usual. To allow people to recover smoothly,
The second is over, so here is my daily wrap-up! After some welcomed coffee cups, it started sharp at 9AM with Christiaan Beek who spoke about Ransomware: “Ransomware & Beyond”. When I read the title, my first reaction was “What can be said in a conference like Botconf about ransomware?”.
This is already the fourth edition of the Botconf security conference, fully dedicated to fighting malware and botnets. Since the first edition, the event location changed every year and it allowed me to visit nice cities in France. After Nantes, Nancy and Paris, the conference invaded Lyon. I arrived yesterday in
And here is my wrap-up for the third day of the conference. Again a bunch of interesting talks. The first to join the floor was Yonathan Klijnsma who presented a nice history of the famous ransomware: Cryptowall. This ransomware has already multiple versions and involved after each of them. It started
After a short night due to social events and business related tasks, I joined the Google offices to follow a bunch of interesting presentations. If Botconf offers a great set of presentations, that’s also a good place for networking and to talk about infosecurity topics while having very nice food!
Here we go for a new edition of the Botconf edition. Already the third one. This conference is moving every year across France and, after Nantes and Nancy, the organizers chose Paris and more precisely the Google France venue! Really a nice one, typically in the Google atmosphere. I commuted from Belgium