Phdays news

  • October 26, 2011

    In 2012, Positive Hack Days will grow twice bigger

    Positive Hack Days, which took place in 2011, became a center of undivided attention of IT specialists and drew a wide response of the IT community. The organizers have already been receiving requests for participation in the next PHD, so, to handle all the requests, Positive Hack Days 2012 will grow twice bigger.


  • August 25, 2011

    At Positive Hack Days, specialists of the Positive Research Center presented the results of the DNS Rebinding vulnerability research.

    The results helped finally reveal how the attack can be carried out in practice. The experts demonstrated new vectors for the DNS Rebinding attack, also known as AntiDNS Pinning. The vulnerability implies that a user's browser acts as a mediator between attackers and the target network. It allows attackers to conduct attacks against virtual infrastructures.


  • May 31, 2011

    At PHD, contestants hacked the latest version of the Safari browser for Windows.

    By exploiting a 0-day vulnerability in the Apple's browser, the hackers initialized the Calculator application without user interaction.


  • May 30, 2011

    Results of Positive Hack Days

    The Positive Hack Days forum gathered a variety of representatives of information security industry. By estimations, the forum was visited by more than 500 people, including representatives of government agencies, technical specialists, top managers in the IT industry, independent experts, and hackers.

    Two programs were conducted simultaneously: a business program, which included seminars and master-classes, and a hacking contest program. The organizers sum up the preliminary results.


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