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Press / Media

Filed under: Main Page — Administrator @ 10:30 am

March 2, 2006

Press releases and media coverage relating to HITBSecConf2006 - Malaysia.

Post Conference Press Coverage:

Computer World: Post-Sept. 11 security measures seen doing more harm than good
Computer World: At hacker conference, Microsoft gets credit for effort
CSO Online: HITB: Technology Outpacing Security Advances
Computer World: HITB - VOIP presents major security risk, expert warns
ARNnet: HITB - Researcher to make Blue Pill even harder to detect
Linux World: HITB - Be prepared, IPv6 is coming sooner than you think
CSO Online: Bruce Schneier: We Are Losing IT Security War
Computer World: Control Charlie
Zone-H: HITB Day 1 - Schneier on Security: 10 Trends
Zone-H: HITB Day 2 - Hackers Ain’t Bad
VoIP Lowdown: VoIP a Hackers Dream
BBC - Security Fears Raised at Conference
BBC (Radio) - Digital Planet

September 2006

The Star (Malaysia): New VoIP Threats to Listen For
The Star (Malaysia): Delving Deep Into The Hacker Culture
The New Straits Times: Cisco Systems Showcases Threat Defence Solutions at Asia Hackers Conference

August 2006

Network Management Evolution: What’s on the Menu at Hack in the Box?
Cisco Press Release: Cisco Systems to Showcase Threat-Defense Solutions at Asia Hackers Conference
The Star (Malaysia): Hacking teams to vie for honours
Security Pro News: Vista Gets Dropped into a Blackhat
ISN: Hacking Teams to Vie for Honours
Help Net Security: Info on HITBSecConf2006 Capture The Flag contest
ISN: HITBSecConf2006 - Malaysia
The Star (Malaysia): Security expert to bring Mosquito to Asia
Xatrix Security: Hack in the Box – Capture the Flag

July 2006

The Star (Malaysia): Hackers to get early peek at Vista
Ephemeral Security: Wes Brown To Present at Hack in the Box
PC World: Microsoft to show off Vista at Asia hacker conference
Xatrix Security: Capture the flag – security games at HitB
Softpedia News: Windows Vista in the Hands of Asian Hackers

June 2006

Press Release: Malaysia to Host Asia’s Foremost Computer Security Event

May 2006

Security Pro News: McAfee In The Box
Press Release: McAfee, Inc. to Present Keynote at the Hack in the Box Security Conference 2006

April 2006

Honey Blog: Hack In The Box 2006: Playing with Botnets for Fun and Profit


If you are a member of the press (print, online, television) and would like to request for a press-pass to HITBSecConf2006 - Malaysia, kindly contact Ms Belinda Choong.

Media Contact:

Belinda Choong
Events Manager
Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.
Tel: +603-20394724
Fax: +603-20318359
Email: cbelinda@hackinthebox.org or dhillon@hackinthebox.org for further details.

Event Organizer

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Supported & Endorsed By

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Malaysian Administrative Modernisation & Management Planning Unit

Platinum Sponsors

Foundstone - A division of McAfee Inc.

Microsoft Corporation

Main Sponsors

Cisco Systems

Lucent Technologies - Bell Labs Innovations

Official Airline Partner

Internet Bandwidth Sponsor

AIMS - Malaysia's Telecommunications Hub

Official Hotel

Westin Kuala Lumpur

CTF Sponsor


CTF Prize Sponsor

Scan Associates Berhad.

Our Speakers Are Supported By:

Bellua Asia Pacific

Core Security Technologies

Media Partners:

InfoSec News

(ISN) InfoSec News

Virus Bulletin online magazine is dedicated exclusively to reporting and analysing malicious computer programs and spam. The annual Virus Bulletin conference is cited by many in the industry as the anti-malware event of the year.

Insecure Magazine

Phrack Magazine

Hakin9 Magazine

Supporting Organizations


ISECOM - Insititue for Security and Open Methodologies

IT Underground

Chaos Computer Club (Germany)

X-Focus China

Zone-H Defacement Mirror

Xatrix Security


Special Interest Group in Security & Information InteGrity Singapore