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Tesla hackers explain how they did it at Defcon

At the digital security conference, Kevin Mahaffey and Marc Rogers explain how they hacked a Tesla Model S -- and why you shouldn't be too alarmed.

By August 9, 2015

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A million ways to break in at the world's largest security gathering

Reporter's Notebook: From cars to security badges, if you build it, they will hack it at Defcon, the annual meeting of cybersecurity pros.

By August 10, 2015

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Want to be totally secure on the Internet? Good luck

At Defcon, one of the largest tech security conferences of the year, there's no such thing as total security from hackers.

By August 8, 2015

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Hackers expose security flaws in cars, phones — even guns

Our greatest security weaknesses are revealed at the annual BlackHat and Defcon conferences, where hackers gather to show off their most compelling work. Meanwhile, Facebook prepares to fly its own drones.

By July 31, 2015

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Hackers expose security flaws in cars, phones – even guns

Our greatest security weaknesses are revealed at the annual BlackHat and DefCon conferences, where hackers gather to show off their most compelling work. Meanwhile, Facebook prepares to fly its own drones.

By July 31, 2015

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Car hacking code released at Defcon

Car computer hacking hit the gas on the first morning of Defcon 21, as hackers revealed how they took over two of the most popular cars in America.

By August 2, 2013

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Defcon to feds: 'We need some time apart'

In the wake of revelations about the NSA's PRISM program, Defcon's founder asks federal government employees to skip this year's hacker convention.

By July 11, 2013

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John McAfee: Google drives humans to 'least common denominator'

Speaking at Defcon, the notorious security expert lambastes what he sees as Google's destruction of privacy.

By August 9, 2014

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Want a safe car? Check its cyber safety rating

At the Defcon hackers convention, a security research group proposes an automobile cyber safety rating system that could go far beyond hacking cars.

By August 9, 2014

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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014