Stuxnet, Vancouver, and Virus Bulletin

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

The great and the good of the anti-virus industry are packing their suitcases and charging their iPads in readiness for a trip to Vancouver, the setting next week for the twentieth Virus Bulletin conference.

It’s the best opportunity that the malware fighters have each year to exchange discoveries, stories, and the occasional beer with their peers from other computer security companies. And it’s an excellent opportunity too for businesses to put a face to the people who are building their anti-virus software and delivering protection against tens of thousands of samples of new malware every day.

Over three days delegates at the Westin Bayshore hotel will hear about botnets, identity theft, mobile malware, targeted attacks, SEO poisoning and attacks on social networks, as well as much much more.

Sophos will be there in force, with experts from our labs presenting…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus 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 security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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