2016 FIRST Conference: part 3

Thursday morning began with a keynote from Prof Kilnam Chon of KAIST, entitled The Other Billion, considering the demands and challenges posed by the internet users expected to come online over the next few years, mostly in Africa and Asia. … Continue reading

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2016 FIRST Conference: part 2

The third full day of the conference began with a keynote looking at security innovation from the point of view of a venture capital firm. As someone in an organisation far removed from that of Silicon Valley startups it was … Continue reading

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2016 FIRST Conference: part 1

Last week saw the annual conference of FIRST, the Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams, this time held in Seoul, South Korea. As usual this is a big event, with 670 attendees this year from over seventy nations, covering … Continue reading

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Payment Redirection Fraud

Here is an example scenario‚Ķ You receive an email requesting a payment. It could be for rent, it could be fees for a course or any other legitimate reason. Typically, the payment is a significant sum. The email contains the … Continue reading

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