Why This Revenge Porn Activist Is Selling Nudes to Get to DEF CON
The "tits to DEF CON" campaign, led by Badass Army, has already raised more than $11,000.
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How I Lost and Regained Control of My Microchip Implant
I learned the hard way that information security is a double-edged sword.
A History of Badgelife, Def Con’s Unlikely Obsession with Artistic Circuit Boards
Inside the obsessive circuit board culture at the heart of the world’s largest hacker conference.
Video Shows Hotel Security at DEF CON Joking About Posting Photos of Guests' Belongings to Snapchat
Caesars Palace told DEF CON attendees that hotel security room check only involved 'visual review,' but a video shows some security staff going further.
The Hackers Hunting Down Missing People
Nonprofit TraceLabs ran DEF CON’s first crowdsourced event for tracking missing people through public information.
Putting Stickers On Your Laptop Is Probably a Bad Security Idea
From border crossings to hacking conferences, that Bitcoin or political sticker may be worth leaving on a case at home.
Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Ransomware Detained in US After Def Con
Marcus Hutchins, AKA MalwareTech, previously registered a specific domain included in the ransomware’s code, which stopped the malware from spreading.
At Def Con, No Furry Masks Allowed at the Casino
Foiled by furries
For 20 Years, This Man Has Survived Entirely by Hacking Online Games
A hacker says he turned finding and exploiting flaws in popular MMO video games into a lucrative, full-time, job.
Hackers Show Proofs of Concept to Beat Hardware-Based 2FA
DEF CON hackers show how YubiKeys and RSA tokens can be spoofed and circumvented.
The internet of hackable things
More Than 120,000 Internet Connected Cameras Can Be Easily Hacked, Researcher Warns
Oh, Internet of Things.
At DEF CON, I Watched Hackers Take Voting Machines Apart
At the annual DEF CON hacking conference, hackers were given free reign to rip apart, reverse engineer and probe voting machines, some of which are currently in use across the US.