Itâ€™s over! The 4th edition of Botconf just finished and Iâ€™m in the train back to Belgium writing the daily wrap-up. Yesterday, the reception was organized in a very nice place (the â€œChapelle de la TrinitÃ©â€). 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: â€œRansomware & Beyondâ€. 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 malwareÂ 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
When I analyzed the data collected during the last BruCON edition, I had the idea to correlate the timeslots assigned to talks with the amount of Internet traffic. First a big disclaimer: My goal is not to judge the popularity of a speaker or the quality of his/her presentation but
The eighth BruCON edition is already over! Don’t expect a wrap-up because I just don’t have time. I’m always keeping an eye on the attendees’ bits & bytes! Based on the first feedback that I received from attendees and speakers, it was another good edition but, from a network point
The third day is already over! I’m just back at home so it’s time for a last quick wrap-up before recovering before BruCON which is organized next week!Â Damien Cauquil started the first batch of talks with a presentation of his new framework: “BTLEJuice: the Bluetooth Smart Man In The Middle
I’m just back from the second day of hack.lu. The day started early with Patrice Auffret about Metabrik! Patrice is a Perl addict and developed lot of CPAN modules like Net::Packet or Net:Frame. That’s why he had the idea to write a new UNIX shell working like a Perl interpreter.
Iâ€™m back to Luxembourg for a new edition of hack.lu. In fact, I arrived yesterday afternoon to attend the MISP summit. It was a good opportunity to meet MISP users and to get fresh news about the project. This first official day started later and in a classic way: with
Here is my wrap-up for the first edition of BSidesAthens. There are more and more BSides events organized across the world and the Greek capital has now one! It was also a good opportunity to spend the weekend in this nice city. Grigorios Fragkos kicked off the event a few
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 KlijnsmaÂ who presented a nice history of the famous ransomware: Cryptowall. This ransomware has already multiple versions and involved after each of them. It started