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Big week for Viris

Two conferences in two days!

Milan Gabor is proud to be a speaker at DeepSec 2015 Conference that will take place in Vienna starting tomorow. Milan’s presentation will be about Visualizing Wi-Fi Packets the Hacker’s Way.

At the same time Danijel Grah will have speach at DefCamp 2015 Conference in Bucharest. He will present ELK stack for Hackers.

BalCCon 2k15 CTF

Viris is proud to be the organizer of CTF (Capture the Flag) competition at BalCCon 2k15 security event that lasted from September 11th till 13th, 2015.  CTF competition was designed from pentester perspective where the ultimate goal was to take over BigFish’s Domain Controller. Besides real and legit hacking of the virtual environment, where flags were hidden in the form of security vulnerabilities, warm up tasks had been provided for challengers that didn’t want to get dirty.

Competition was heating up second day where we had couple of groups hacking as crazy. After two long nights there have been quite some challenges also for us as organizers, but we managed to solve them after all.

The grandmasters of CTF at BalCCon 2k15 are Hetti and cluosh. (more…)

Security BSides Ljubljana Real-CTF

In the spirit of Security BSides Ljubljana 2015 there was CTF contest titled Real-CTF. Why choose such a title? Because it was designed like a virtual company with lots of vulnerabilities. Of course, the number and impact of vulnerabilities were enhanced so that the playground area was spread in X in Y axis of fun. Here is a short write up.

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Winning at the event of looking for business solutions

Company Frodx had organized in Kolosej on 25th October an event called Arena of business solutions. Entrepreneurs had competed in business ideas, services and solutions. Viris competed in a category of Public Administration and Large organizations among organizations like Avtenta, Inovo, Sonce.net, SmartIS and Medic Sistemi. With business idea »Want to hire a hacker?« we had won a great per cent of votes in a first round of voting for presenting business idea and usefulness of business idea. Then, public voted for three finalists. We had come among first three business ideas. Competitors had to once again answer on questions from the public and other specilaists. After final presentations and answers on questions, public had chosen the winner of this event and we are proud to tell, that our CEO, Milan Gabor, won the competition with best business idea.

Results of Digital Challenge OTS 2011

According to the success of the first Digital challenge from two months ago, we decided to continue and also enrich the conference OTS 2011. This time we also prepared interesting tasks from the field of computer science, informatics, cryptography, computer security and common knowledge that 47 participants were solving. There were testing their creativity on the pre-contest and also during the 2 day long conference OTS 2011. All together there were 25 tasks with varying difficulty that allowed to achieve 5900 points and also 120 extra points for better results of some tasks.

We congratulate all the participants that managed to solve any digital challenge with their creativity. Everyone who have not participated may read more about the competition it in one of the previous blog posts.
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Results of Digital Challenge DSI 2011

Together with the end of DSI 2011 conference, the Digital challenge DSI 2011 also came to an end. Many people were considering various tasks of the challenge, however only 32 of the bravest actually participated in the event and used their computers in creative ways. Some of those were present at the conference as well, whereas others competed remotely over the Internet. The challenge lasted for 3 days and ran smoothly. However, we quickly noted that the first tasks were too easy, since some participants were getting close to maximum number of points very quickly. This lead us to adding new, more difficult ones and in the end, there were 26 different tasks available to choose from. Solving all 26 tasks would award a participant with maximum of 4500 points. The tasks were divided in 5 categories (general, cryptography and stenography, information gathering, penetration, social engineering). The easiest one was solved by 31 participants while the hardest was solved only by two cryptography ninjas.

We want to congratulate to all the participants which showed their creativity and solved at least some of the tasks. The four highest ranked hackers which passed the magic 3.000 points limit will receive practical awards – products of our partner Gemalto.
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Viris at DSI 2011

Dnevi slovenske informatike 2011Viris will also appear this year at the annual, this year already 18th, conference with name Dnevi slovenske informatike (Days of Slovenian informatics). The conference will take place in congress center Grand hotel Bernardin in Portorož between 18th and 20th of April 2011.

Milan Gabor (Viris CEO) has been invited to speak as at the conference about information security and challenges that we are facing today. At the conference Viris is also preparing a competition for all visitors called Digital challenge. More about this challenge will be announced at the conference or later on this web page.

We invite you to join us in Portorož! All additional information about conference DSI 2011 can be found on the web address: http://www.dsi2011.si/