Black Hat Conference

  • Clinton campaign to hold fundraiser at Black Hat hacker conference this week

    Clinton campaign to hold fundraiser at Black Hat hacker conference this week

    Cybersecurity issues have plagued Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign for months, from her long-running email controversy to the recent hacks of the Democratic National Committee and the campaign itself. But cybersecurity experts appear to be embracing Clinton’s campaign — a fundraiser will be held for the campaign during Black Hat, a hacker conference taking place… Read More

  • Researchers Hack A Model S, Tesla Sends Out Over-The-Air Fix

    Researchers Hack A Model S, Tesla Sends Out Over-The-Air Fix

    When it rains, it pours. After it was announced last week that cars from both Chrysler and GM had major security vulnerabilities, two security researchers announced that they had figured out a way to take control of certain components inside Tesla’s flagship Model S line, according to the Financial Times. The hack is being demoed tomorrow at Black Hat’s computer security… Read More

  • Hackers to Hack Vista at Black Hat Conference


    I feel like I’ve been writing about hacks and flaws all day…oh wait, that’s because I have been. Maybe I shouldn’t have watched Hackers last night, but Angelina Jolie is so hot. Dino might be claiming that Vista is more secure than Mac OS, but I think a Polish pair of security researchers have something to say about that. Black Hat will be running a two day course… Read More