Defcon

08.14.15
Def Con 23: Where PR stunts and hackers come together
08.14.15

Def Con 23: Where PR stunts and hackers come together

Companies tried to control the conversation (and Violet Blue tried to collect all the badges) at Def Con 2015.

By V. Blue,   08.14.15
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08.13.15
Where kids can hack without getting in trouble
08.13.15

Where kids can hack without getting in trouble

R00tz Asylum is getting children excited about hacking and that should make you feel better about the future.

By R. Baldwin,   08.13.15
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08.11.15
Surviving the Def Con hacker conference
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08.11.15

Surviving the Def Con hacker conference

Surviving in the hostile -- yet incredibly fun -- digital environment of a hacker conference.

By R. Baldwin,   08.11.15
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08.10.15
Birth then kill a virtual baby for fun, but mostly profit
08.10.15

Birth then kill a virtual baby for fun, but mostly profit

How flaws in the system are making it easy to make a killing with fake people.

By R. Baldwin,   08.10.15
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08.10.14
Smart collar turns your cat into a WiFi hacking weapon
08.10.14

Smart collar turns your cat into a WiFi hacking weapon

Forget Trojan horses -- it's the cats you have to worry about. Security engineer Gene Bransfield h...

By J. Fingas,   08.10.14
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05.25.14
US considers blocking Chinese nationals from hacking conferences
05.25.14

US considers blocking Chinese nationals from hacking conferences

Following its decision to charge five Chinese officials for allegedly stealing trade secrets, the...

By M. Brian,   05.25.14
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07.28.13
Automotive takeover schemes to be detailed at Defcon hacker conference
07.28.13

Automotive takeover schemes to be detailed at Defcon hacker conference

It's not like Toyota hasn't already faced its fair share of Prius braking issues, but it appears t...

By D. Murph,   07.28.13
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08.28.12
'Best of British Indie Bundle' on Steam
08.28.12

'Best of British Indie Bundle' on Steam

A collection of the best-rated indie games by British developers is on sale for a couple days on St...

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07.30.12
Former NSA official says agency collects Americans' web data, director denies charges
07.30.12

Former NSA official says agency collects Americans' web data, director denies charges

The NSA director, General Keith Alexander, is coming under scrutiny after he told a crowd gathered...

By T. O'Brien,   07.30.12
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