Phdays news

  • April 26, 2012

    PHDays Young School Finalists Decided

    Got tired of waiting for new Brins and Kasperskys in Russia? Frankly speaking, we did. To find out the state of academic IT-security science in Russia, we "put out a bulletin" for young scientists who make researches in this field. The competition started a couple of months before the PHDays. This week, the finalists have been decided.


  • April 25, 2012

    Registration for PHDays starts May 14, at midday

    Please, note: the number of places is limited. Set your reminders for May's second Tuesdays, 12:00 am. The faster you get registered, the higher are your chances to be among the invitees.

    PHDays will give you an opportunity to hack anything you see, chat with Bruce Schneier, and wash down failures with free tequila.

    The registration procedure will be published soon. Stay tuned!

    P.S. A note for late-risers: don't oversleep ;)


  • April 25, 2012

    The Author of John the Ripper Will Speak at PHDays 2012

    In 1996, Alexander Peslyak (aka Solar Designer) created a program called John the Ripper. This cross-platform utility designed to analyze password strength has become one of the top 10 popular software in the field of information security, while the program's site has been visited by 15 million people.


  • April 12, 2012

    New Reports at PHDays 2012

    New speakers who have recently joined PHDays 2012 will speak of SAP hacking, vulnerabilities in smart cards and Ukrainian style cyber security and answer most interesting questions. For example, how many stadiums can be built for the money stolen from Russian remote banking systems? Or what are the real motives that stand behind the cruel war banks started to fight against hackers?


  • March 26, 2012

    "The Georgian" botnet by Canadian Pierre-Marc Bureau. A new master-class for PHDays.

    Spreading over the world recently has been news of the "Georgian" botnet, based on Win32/Georbot, which steals secret documents and also captures audio and video via web-cameras.

    It will be possible to learn how Win32/Georbot works, and how to control or neutralize it, in our forum Positive Hack Days on 30 and 31 May. Pierre-Marc Bureau , the leading engineer of the virus laboratory ESET, an expert on cyberwar and cyberespionage, will hold the world's first "georbot master-class".


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