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At Last HOPE conference, everyone can hack it

Gathering in New York brings together the hacker community for sessions on hacking the usual (computer systems) and not so usual (the media, food, and sex).

The Last HOPE gathering in New York brings together the hacker community for sessions on hacking the usual (computer systems) and not so usual (the media, food, and sex).

The New York conference, where attendees are tracked via RFID, attracts hacker celebrities including the guys behind the phone phreaker movement and the TV-B-Gone remote control.
July 21, 2008 1:02 p.m. PDT

What exactly do the airlines, TSA do to your luggage?

Lots of travelers have their checked luggage abused, but it takes a hacker to find out what really goes on behind closed doors.
(Posted in Defensive Computing by Michael Horowitz)
July 21, 2008 10:33 a.m. PDT

Last HOPE to become Next HOPE

Hackers toy with technology, ideas, and words at Last HOPE conference.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 21, 2008 9:18 a.m. PDT

For the love of lock picking

The sport of picking regular old locks draws many fans at the Last HOPE hacker conference.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 21, 2008 8:40 a.m. PDT

Hacking with no technology

Hacker at Last HOPE conference says dumpster diving and shoulder surfing are as dangerous, or more, than using a computer for hacking.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 21, 2008 8:20 a.m. PDT

Mitnick shows how social engineering is done

Former jailed hacker Kevin Mitnick gives preview of his tell-all book and TV series in keynote and panel at Last HOPE hacker confab.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 20, 2008 10:36 a.m. PDT

The Internet--a private eye's best friend

Private investigator explains how he can find almost anything out about anyone using the Internet, cell phones, cameras, and video cameras in a world where privacy is just as good as dead.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 20, 2008 1:31 a.m. PDT

Protecting against Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, RFID data attacks

Speaker at hacker conference warns about security risks inherent in everyday electronics and suggests taking a hammer to your passport.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 19, 2008 9:25 a.m. PDT

Hacking Medeco locks

A presentation at the Last HOPE hacker conference focuses on the undoing of high-security electronic locks.
(Posted in Defensive Computing by Michael Horowitz)
July 19, 2008 11:39 a.m. PDT

Defensive computing at a hacker conference

If there were ever a place to be obsessive about security, it would be at the Last HOPE conference.
(Posted in Defensive Computing by Michael Horowitz)
July 18, 2008 10:53 p.m. PDT

Team debuts hacking how-to videos

Do-it-yourself hacker team creates video series to show people how to hack everyday electronics.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 18, 2008 10:28 a.m. PDT

Dutch court allows publication of security hole research

Court rules that preventing publication of RFID chip security flaw research would violate freedom of expression for Dutch university.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 18, 2008 7:32 a.m. PDT

HOPE conference highlights everyday hacking

Hacker event starting Friday in New York will host sessions on conventional and unconventional hacks related to security, privacy, and gadgets.
(Posted in Security by Elinor Mills)
July 17, 2008 7:46 p.m. PDT

Listen to the 2600 hacker conference

If you can't attend the Last HOPE conference, held in New York from Friday through Sunday, you can listen to streams of hacking-focused discussion over the Internet.
(Posted in Defensive Computing by Michael Horowitz)
July 17, 2008 3:51 p.m. PDT