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Charlie Miller To Hack Cars At DefCon 21

June 26, 2013

After being banned by Apple from researching flaws in its iOS platform, IOActive researcher Charlie Miller will present in August his latest findings on a different mobile platform--your car.

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Smart Meter Hacking On Display At DefCon

July 31, 2012

One of the more heavily talked about topics in embedded device security is the increased use of smart meters on residential homes. These meters offer utility companies greater ability to monitor and manage the energy usage of their customers. It also opens us the possibility of tampering by those outside the utility company. While the meters are smarter, and promise the ability to be more eco-friendly, they also open up the possibility of malicious activity.

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NSA's General Keith Alexander Addresses DefCon

July 31, 2012

A few years ago having the Director of the NSA attend the largest hacker conference in the world would have been unthinkable. But a lot has changed in the world (and cyberspace) in the intervening years.

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Neal Stephenson Keynotes Black Hat USA 2012

July 27, 2012

You would think best-seller author Neal Stephenson would be a knock-out keynote speaker at a security conference, but Black Hat USA is a tough crowd.

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Shawn Henry On "The Most Significant Threat That We Face Today."

July 26, 2012

Black Hat USA 2012 keynote speaker Shawn Henry said that cyberwar isn't "computers vs computers but humans vs humans."

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