August 8, 2022
Russian social network VK joins The Standoff 365 Bug Bounty

VK has launched a bug bounty program on The Standoff 365 Bug Bounty, a platform developed by Positive Technologies for uncovering vulnerabilities. A bug bounty program offers rewards to outside researchers for discovering and reporting security flaws before attackers can find and exploit them.

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May 20, 2022
PHDays 11 wrap-up: interest in information security explodes, Rutube attack investigated, pipeline shutdown demo

Information security is directly linked to the security of the general public and the entire state. This was underscored repeatedly at the international practical security forum Positive Hack Days 11. A live demonstration took place as part of the world’s biggest open cyberbattle, The Standoff. The events were the most watched in their history: over 127,000 online viewers and participants and 8,700 visitors on-site in Moscow.

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April 29, 2022
PHDays 11 talks: bootkit infection, sanitizers for the Linux kernel, the new face of OSINT, and phishing on official websites

Positive Hack Days 11 will begin in a matter of weeks. This international forum on practical security will be held on May 18–19 in Moscow. The red and blue teams for The Standoff have already been formed, and we are putting the finishing touches to the cyberrange infrastructure and the conference program.

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April 22, 2022
PHDays 2022: cyberart is at risk. Again

Collectors no longer store works of art in safes—galleries and museums are now no less secure than the most impenetrable vaults. But can criminals steal a painting without leaving home?

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April 21, 2022
PHDays 2022 contests: ML techniques, ATM hacking, and IDS bypass

The pandemic was followed by a real epidemic of cyberattacks, making the PHDays forum more relevant than ever in the new reality. As ever, there won’t be a dull moment. In addition to in-depth talks on information security, you will witnessThe Standoff cyberbattle, while the wide range of contests will not only keep you entertained, but deliver new knowledge and valuable experience. The competitions are open to all interested researchers. You can take part online or offline.

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January 21, 2022
Positive Hack Days 2022 to take place on May 18–19

New Year has arrived, which means that the cyberindustry's most eagerly awaited event is already on the horizon: the Positive Hack Days international practical cybersecurity forum, held annually since 2011. This year's event will take place on May 18–19 at the now traditional venue of the World Trade Center Moscow. For those unable to attend in person, an online broadcast of all talks and presentations will be available.

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August 25, 2021
Testing the security of the virtual state: The Standoff returns on November 9–10, 2021

This fall, a major cyberbattle will erupt at Moscow's VDNKh Exhibition Center. If the black-hat hackers win the two-day clash, the entire state of F will be plunged into chaos. The bravest companies in industry, retail, and finance will test the robustness of their systems. Our task is to protect the virtual state and learn how to thwart attacks in real life. The world's largest cybertraining, featuring an expanded business and technical program, will be held in hybrid format.

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