Security experts gather again in Vegas to show off and debate the latest in hacks and flaws, focusing this year on the latest risks facing Net-connected devices.
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The sparks didn't fly during the company's first-ever talk at the hacking confab. Apple security specialist Dallas De Atley is stylish and all, but CNET's Elinor Mills got the sense she'd heard his lines somewhere before.
Control-Alt-Hack is a new card game created by computer security professionals to teach high school and college students that white hat hacking can be fun and accessible.
Apple is hosting a talk at this week's Black Hat conference in Las Vegas to discuss iOS security. It's the company's first appearance there.
From a veteran researcher who brings "session cookies" courtesy grandma to a mohawk cut-and-color station, the annual Las Vegas computer security conferences Black Hat and DefCon might be nerdy, but they're never dull.
The conferences will dig into issues ranging from mobile malware and hacking to vulnerabilities posed by linking critical infrastructure systems to the Internet and corporate networks. There are bound to be some hijinks as well.
We sent three reporters to the dual security conferences, Black Hat and Defcon, last week in Las Vegas. Each--Declan McCullagh, Elinor Mills, and Seth Rosenblatt--has a different coverage area and perspective. Today we talk with them about their experiences and their takeaways from the annual hackathon in the desert.
In this episode we talk with our three reporters who attended Black Hat and Defcon about their experiences and takeaways from the annual hackathon in the desert.
Adobe's emergency update will fix critical issues in Reader and Acrobat, including a critical one disclosed publicly last week.
Las Vegas is the setting this week for two of the most popular annual security events. First comes Black Hat for the professional crowd, followed by the more antic Defcon gathering.