How much does it take to hack a mobile network?
Is electronic government secure
in the era of WikiLeaks and Anonymous?

Is SCADA hacking a Hollywood fiction
or the nowadays reality?
Internet banking: is there any chance to win
over the fraudsters?

Cyber-crimes, cyber-espionage, cyber-war: where do we draw a borderline?


Tuesday, April 30, 2013

PHDays III Contests Program: Hacking ATM and SCADA, Passing the Labyrinth

The participants of Positive Hack Days, which will be held in Moscow on May 23-24, will hear the reports of well-known experts in information security, partake in hands-on labs, support a CTF team — and this is not all there is to it. The forum guests will have the opportunity to try themselves in fascinating competitions. We would like to bring to you attention the list of contests that will take place during Positive Hack Days III at the WTC Moscow.

Monday, April 29, 2013

PHDays III Young School Finalists are Known

For the second year in a row, we hold the competition in order to find young and talented specialists in information security who will be able to raise the science level of the country of the famous Russian hackers.

The competition of young scientists is held as a part of the Positive Education program. The initiative is to expand the knowledge that young scientists got at the university and to introduce the unique experience of practical security gained by the Positive Technologies experts.

Students, postgraduates and independent young researchers can partake in the competition. The applications accepting lasted for 3 month. This week the finalists have been defined.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

PHDays III First Hands-on Labs: Cyber Forensics, Attacks Against SAP and Windows Kernel

ThePositive Hack Days III guests will enjoy not only interesting reports, CTF contests and competitions, but also numerous hands-on labs. The PHDays hands-on labs are practical tasks that are held under the slogan 'Deeds, not Words'. Under the guidance of the world's experts in information security, the audience will go deep into the topic and solve practical tasks on information security issues. To take part in the hands-on labs, you just need to have a basic grounding, thirst for knowledge and all the necessary equipment (laptop, RFID reader).

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

PHDays III — Ticket Sale Has Started

Ticket sale for the international forum on practical security PHDays III started on Monday, April 8. Registration and tickets are available here. A ticket bought until May 1 will cost 9,600 rubles per two days and 7,100 rubles per a day.

After May 1 the price of a ticket will increase up to 13,700 rubles per two days and 9,600 rubles per a day.It is worth reminding that there are other ways to join the forum beside the ticket purchase — just prove yourself in any of the contests (keep up with the news on the official website) or become a speaker registering via Call for Papers until April 14.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Description of PHDays CTF Finals

The third international forum on practical security Positive Hack Days will take place on May 23-24. Today we publish rules of PHDays CTF Finals.