NEWS FROM THE LAB - Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Viva Las Vegas Posted by Sean @ 08:25 GMT

It's that time of the year again. This week Las Vegas will be hosting Black Hat Briefings and DEFCON 2006.

Black Hat

There's always something interesting going on at these happenings - last year is remembered for the Michael Lynn / Cisco controversy.

Titles of some of the more interesting topics this year include:
  Zero Day Subscriptions: Using RSS and Atom feeds As Attack Delivery Systems
  Automated Malware Classification/Analysis Through Network Theory and Statistics
  R^2: The Exponential Growth in Rootkit Techniques
  Analysing Complex Systems: The BlackBerry Case
  New Attack to RFID-Systems and their Middleware and Backends
  Analysis of Web Application Worms and Viruses
  Six Degrees of XSSploitation  Subverting Vista Kernel For Fun And Profit

Gergo and Paolo from our team will try to provide some reports while on location.