Defcon vending room showcases tech of all ages
Looking for a high-grade door lock? How about a satellite phone? Or maybe you've been craving a Wi-Fi Pineapple? Whatever gadget you desire, chances are you can buy it in the vendor room at Defcon.
LAS VEGAS -- While ninjas inhaled much of the available oxygen in the vendors room, with its truck-basedVendors at the hackers conference came in all sizes. Some signed up hackers to donate their skills to impoverished communities. Others appealed to sartorially minded hackers, with unofficial Defcon 20 T-shirts and other wearables. , other vendors offered a more esoteric menu of hackables at Defcon this year.
In this gallery, CNET showcases three vendors who were offering something interesting or unexpected: Hak5's Darren Kitchen and his penetration-testing tools; Meco proprietor Ira Moser and his collection of antiquated yet usable hardware; and Mitch Capper and SecuritySnobs.com with their set of unusual locks.