Archive | Events/Cons


29 April 2008 | 4,947 views

AV Firms Split Over Defcon Contest

Now this is a pretty interesting contest from the guys at Defcon, antivirus evasion! It’s a question that gets asked a LOT…how do I avoid AV? There are various ways to do it and I’ll be interested to see which are used in the contest, the most elegant solutions of course get better prizes. Security [...]

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28 March 2008 | 12,725 views

Mac owned on 2nd day of Pwn2Own hack contest

I have been following this contest and was wondering which OS would be first to fall (if any) seen as though they were all fully patched and the latest versions. For those that don’t know Pwn2Own is a contest at CanSecWest open to anyone to hack a Windows, Linux or Mac OSX box with a [...]

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03 September 2007 | 13,346 views

2007 Hacker Reverse Engineering Challenge

Similar to the Hacker Challenge in 2006, it is being run by a U.S. company performing security testing and security metric research. The purpose of this challenge is to evaluate the effectiveness of software protections. The results of this effort will be used to improve protection measures. There will be three distinct, yet related, phases [...]

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09 April 2007 | 4,591 views

Chaos Communication Camp (CCC) 2007 – Germany

The Chaos Communication Camp is an international, five-day open-air event for hackers and associated life-forms. The Camp features three conference tracks with interesting lectures, workshops and other stuff. Chaos Communication Camp 2007 will take place at a brand new location at the Airport Museum Finowfurt, directly at Finow airport. So if you like, you can [...]

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03 April 2007 | 6,385 views

The Black & White Ball UK – Whitehat vs Blackhat

Black hat hackers vs White hat professionals – This is the Black & White Ball The Black & White Ball will be held at the stylish Ministry of Sound venue in London, the date is to be confirmed (but it will be in September). In security parlance, the terms Black Hat and White Hat refer [...]

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14 June 2006 | 3,735 views

Security Events Around the World

Following Darknet post regarding SyScan’06, I decided to make a little resume of the most important security events all around the world. Unfortunately we won’t be able to go, so all the pictures are welcome. (-: If there’s any missing do let us know. Recon 2006 – WWW – 16 June to 18 June 2006 [...]

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01 June 2006 | 5,302 views

SyScan’06 – The Asian Hackers’ Conference

The Symposium on Security for Asia Network aims to be a very different security conference from the rest of the security conferences that the information security community in Asia has come to be so familiar and frustrated with. SyScan’06 intends to be a non-product, non-vendor biased security conference. It is the aspiration of SyScan’06 to [...]

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