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Major Themes in This Year’s Black Hat & DEF CON Conferences

Each year certain trends dominate the security shows. This year wasn’t any different and here are the larger themes I have picked up at Black Hat 2018 and DEF CON 26: Hacking Critical Infrastructure (ICS): Presenters covered a wide range of topics related to cyber attacks wreaking havoc on smart cities, airports, industrial control systems […]

The Best Presentations from Black Hat 2018 & DEF CON 26

OK, we had some fun, and now let’s get serious. Here’s my list of the presentations I found to be the most interesting and/or educational from last week’s security conferences in Vegas. Favorites 1: Black Hat: Understanding and Exploiting Implanted Medical Devices: Taking the torch from Barnaby Jack, researchers Billy Rios and Jonathan Butts not only […]

Why So Serious? Having Fun With Black Hat and DEF CON Presentation Titles

All of us who attended last week’s trifecta of security events in Las Vegas – BSides, Black Hat and DEF CON – deal with serious issues and threats every single day. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have a bit of fun. A number of presenters came up with clever and funny titles for their […]

S#X Toy maker faces legal action in the UK for collecting intimate customer data

Canada-based firm Standard Innovation which makes S#X Toys has agreed to pay out more than $3.75 million to customers in North America after the firm’s customers lodged a complaint against the company for collecting intimate details without their consent. The pleasure giving toy manufacturer is also on a verge to face a similar lawsuit in […]

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