Behind the scenes of the VB2008 ponytail video

Graham Cluley
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A few people have contacted me regarding the video we made at the Virus Bulletin VB2008 conference, interviewing various “celebrities” from the anti-virus world about the questions that err.. really matter.

With help from my colleague Carole Theriault, I used a tiny Panasonic SD9 high definition camcorder and miniature tripod (you can see them in the picture below, sitting on the table, as I interview Frisk’s Vesselin Bontchev) and then edited the video with iMovie on an Apple Mac. It’s a really simple-to-use system, and means that videos can be turned around very quickly.

But the most common question I’ve been asked is “Who is who?”, so for your edification I have detailed below who spoke when in answer to the three questions.

And if you haven’t already seen the video, watch it now.

Without further ado,…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.