Category: Events

Hello from Mexico City

I am currently in Mexico City for the Congreso Seguridad en Cómputo 2007 México, or the Computer Security Congress 2007 in Mexico. The team here, with organizers like Mirabel and Juan Carlos, always put on a great show. Right now Mikko is talking about the […]

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hax0rs vs. Ivory Tower (vs demoscene ;-)

USENIX security and Blackhat collided for the first time this year. While the rest of my coworkers bounced between parties^H^H^H^H presentations in Vegas, I sat in a Vancouver hotel room reviewing papers with a program committee between talks. The divide between those who break and […]

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Botnet Tracking, Minute by Minute

We’ve been tracking botnets for some time now; it’s a great way to directly monitor malicious activity. The graph above relates to a botnet I’m currently tracking. It’s seeing a lot of churn – something on the order of thousands of new IP addresses every […]

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Jumping Through Hoops^H^H^H^H^Hrings

People of Earth, I send to you greetings from CanSecWest. After several years of performing in rock bands, my hearing is slightly damaged and I suffer from a reasonably annoying case of tinnitus. Sadly, I have difficulty understanding many non-native English speakers at security conferences, […]

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Who Doesn’t Love Vancouver in April?

Greetings from sunny Vancouver, British Columbia…home of the CanSecWest security conference. This is probably my favorite all-around security conference. Where else can you wake up, look over the harbor and mountains, and then spend the day with good friends in a tight community, hear some […]

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