Black Hat

Company that was laughed off-stage sues Black Hat

The organisers of the Black Hat USA conference are being sued by Crown Sterling after its controversial sponsored talk in Las Vegas.


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Smashing Security #141: Black Hat and Bridezillas

Say cheese to ransomware on your camera! A sponsored speech at Black Hat causes uproar, and should you trust that Lightning cable you’re about to plug into your MacBook?

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by The Cyberwire’s Dave Bittner.


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Car hacking: there’s more than one way to crash a car [VIDEO]

At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas this week, security researchers will demonstrate their ability to hack into cars such as the Toyota Prius and Ford Escape, and mess around with vehicles’ internal electronic systems, including those related to braking and steering.


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