DefCon 21 Asks Feds To Stay Away This Year

By Robert Vamosi | 7/11/13 4:37 AM

It's hard not to read recent headlines into the latest announcement from DefCon 21, but con organizers think it is best that the Feds not attend the largest gathering of computer hackers and security experts in the United States ... at least this year.

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Black Hat Founder Favors Interenet Litigation Vs Retaliation

By Robert Vamosi | 7/26/12 12:07 AM

Black Hat founder Jeff Moss, in his opening remarks at the 15th Annual Black Hat Briefings in Las Vegas, attacking your attackers in court is a better way.

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The Best Hacking Film You Haven't Seen (Yet)

By Robert Vamosi | 7/20/12 4:06 AM

When was the last time you saw a good documentary about the origins of computer hacking? Well, Code 2600, a new documentary film from a young filmmaker named Jeremy Zerechak comes really close to being both accurate and entertaining while at the same time scaring the pants off anyone who doesn't yet know that computer data is eternal and can be stolen by the wrong people if we're not careful. So it is fitting that the documentary, which is only available in limited release right now, will be shown next Friday at DefCon, the world's largest hacker conference and this year also celebrating its 20th anniversary.

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