hope

  • Get thee to the Last HOPE today, its final day ever

    Get thee to the Last HOPE today, its final day ever

    The Last HOPE is entering its final day today, and Gearfuse of all sites (!) is doing a genuinely passable job of covering it. That lanyard up there is the show’s entrance badge, the same one with built-in RFID that makes tracking attendees a cinch. If you’re anywhere near the Hotel Pennsylvania (34th Street & 7th Avenue in Manhattan), you really ought to attend. Read More

  • Learn just how insecure locks are at 2600's Last HOPE this summer

    Learn just how insecure locks are at 2600's Last HOPE this summer

    As we approach 2600′s Last HOPE, more and more information is being released as to what to expect. The latest: the locks you use to protect your property are terribly insecure. Attendees at The Last HOPE conference in July will learn firsthand about security vulnerabilities inherent in standard lock designs, from the most common ones used on our front doors to the high security models… Read More

  • Metroid movie? Please tell me this is true

    Metroid movie? Please tell me this is true


    If it’s on the Internet, it must be true. Of course, this is entirely speculation — pure internet “it is rumored” nonsense, but damn it man, we can hope can’t we? And they really ought to cast this young lady right here as the armored heroine. Read More

  • Hackers will track conference attendees' movements using RFID

    Hackers will track conference attendees' movements using RFID

    The good folks at this year’s HOPE conference, organized by 2600 magazine, will track the movements of attendees by using RFID, while at the same time encouraging them to find vulnerabilities in the technology. The attempt to draw attention to the widely implemented yet poorly understood (by the average person) technology should be applauded. During the conference, says the press release… Read More