Thursday, March 25
Win7/IE8 Exploit - CanSecWest - Vancouver BC, Canada
CanSecWest security conference again proves that it draws some of the brightest security researchers from around the globe.
As usual Charlie Miller is there on his "no more free bugs" tour - pointing out that Apple still hasn't taken security seriously enough, and showing through 5 lines of python code ways to reliably identify 20+ exploitable bugs in very common Internet related applications. Seriously Apple, time to implement the basics, users of your operating system are not just educated coders and security people, they are common people that like to click through stuff.
More interesting though is the exploit of a fully patched IE8/Windows7 platform by