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Conference Agenda & CTF Updates

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The CTF Reference Distribution has been announced along with some updated information on the game. The conference agenda for the 2-day dual-track security conference has been released. The following papers and presentations have been announced:


Online Crime and Crime Online
Mikko Hypponen, Chief Research Officer, F-Secure Corp.

Honeypots: Today and Tomorrow
Lance Spitzner, Founder Honeynet Project

Cryptographic Applications in the 21st Century
Dino Covotsos, Managing Director, Telspace Systems

Telecom Fraud
David Michaux, Chief Executive Officer, Scanit

Securing Your Mobile Data
Ahmad Elkhatib, Security Consultant, Pointsec

Spam goes VOIP – Number Harvesting for Fun and Profit
Hendrik Scholz, Lead VoIP Developer, Freenet Cityline Gmbh

A Middle Eastern Perspective of the Malware Landscape
Tareq Saade, Program Manager, Microsoft Security Research & Response (MSRR), Microsoft Corporation

WEB 2.0 Hacking – Defending Ajax and Web Services
Shreeraj Shah, Director, Net-Square

Robbing Banks: Easier Done Than Said
Fabrice Marie, Founder, FMA-RMS Singapore & Malaysia

Kernel Hacking: If I really know I can hack
Rodrigo Rubira Branco, Software Engineer, IBM and member of the Advanced Linux Response Team (ALRT) and
Domingo Montanaro (Information Security Specialist)

X.25 Networks in the Arab World
Raoul Chiesa, Board of Directors member @Mediaservice.net ISECOM Group & Telecom Security Task Force (TSTF)

Opened in Ten Seconds: The Insecurity of Mechanical Locks
Marc Weber Tobias, Investigative Attorney and Security Specialist

Ravage Unleashed: The Tactical VoIP Toolkit
The Grugq, Independent Network Security Consultant

Vboot Kit: Compromising Windows Vista Security
Vipin Kumar & Nitin Kumar, Independent Network Security Consultants/Researchers

NGN Security – Next Generation Nightmare
Emmanuel Gadaix, Founder, Telecom Security Task Force, TSTF

Open Source Open Security
Window Snyder, Chief Security Something or Other, Mozilla Corporation

Digging into SNMP 2007 - An Exercise on Breaking Networks
Enno Rey, ERNW Gmbh

In addition we have also updated the conference kit. We are also happy to announce that Scan Associates Sdn. Bhd. have agreed to come on board as a sponsor for the CTF competition as well as the CTF prizes!

1st Place - USD3,000 CASH!!!
2nd Place - USD2,000 CASH!!!
3rd Place - USD1,000 CASH!!!

For further details and to register for the CTF competition (we only have space for 10 teams), please take a look here.

Event Organizer

Hack In The Box (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Supported & Endorsed By

UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority(TRA)

Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)

Malaysian Administrative Modernisation & Management Planning Unit

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Microsoft Corporation

HP Middle East

Official Airline Partner

Official Airline Partner for HITB Crew

CTF Sponsor

Scan Associates

CTF Prize Sponsor

Scan Associates

Official Media Partner

Official Publications

Our Speakers Are Supported By:

Telspace Systems

Telecom Security Task Force - TSTF.net


F-Secure Corp

Mozilla Corporation

FMA-RMS (Singapore/Malaysia)

Official Hotel

Supporting Media:

InfoSec News

(ISN) InfoSec News


Xakep (Russia)

Insecure Magazine

PHRACK Magazine

Hakin9 Magazine

Supporting Organizations

ISECOM - Insititue for Security and Open Methodologies

IT Underground

X-Focus China

Zone-H Defacement Mirror

Xatrix Security