Category Archives: VB Conference Papers

Virus Bulletin 2014 Conference Paper

So now that the 2014 Virus Bulletin conference is over, here’s the paper – my 15th VB paper! – written by Eugene Rodionov (ESET), Alexander Matrosov (Intel) and myself: Bootkits: past, present & future And here’s the abstract: Bootkit threats … Continue reading

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New Conference Paper: Virus Bulletin 2013

[Correction: in the paper Mac Hacking: the Way to Better Testing? it’s incorrectly implied that independent tester Thomas Reed tested with on-demand scanning rather than on-access scanning because he believed that it was how detection would happen in most real-world situations. … Continue reading

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Virus Bulletin interview

Included for completists: a link to an interview with Virus Bulletin regarding a paper that Lysa Myers and I will be presenting at the 2013 conference. VB2013 speaker spotlight David Harley CITP FBCS CISSP Small Blue-Green World ESET Senior Research Fellow

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Virus Bulletin Conference Papers (13-14) (update)

[Now with additional content re the 2013 paper] David Harley, Martijn Grooten, Steve Burn and Craig Johnston: My PC has 32,539 Errors: how Telephone Support Scams really Work; Virus Bulletin Conference Proceedings, 2012. Copyright is held by Virus Bulletin Ltd, but is … Continue reading

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Virus Bulletin Conference Papers (12)

Virus Bulletin Conference 2011 David Harley and Larry Bridwell: Daze of Whine and Neuroses (but Testing is FINE); Virus Bulletin Conference Proceedings, 2011. Copyright is held by Virus Bulletin Ltd, but is made available on this site for personal use free of … Continue reading

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Virus Bulletin Conference Papers (10-11)

Virus Bulletin 2010 Yet another year with two Virus Bulletin conference papers. (1) David Harley and Andrew Lee: Call of the WildList: Last Orders for WildCore-Based Testing?; Virus Bulletin Conference Proceedings, 2010. Copyright is held by Virus Bulletin Ltd, but is made available … Continue reading

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Virus Bulletin Conference Papers (8-9)

Virus Bulletin 2009 Another two-paper year. (1) David Harley and Randy Abrams:  Whatever Happened to the Unlikely Lads? A Hoaxing Metamorphosis; Virus Bulletin Conference Proceedings, 2009. Copyright is held by Virus Bulletin Ltd, but is made available on this site for personal use … Continue reading

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