LAS VEGAS — There was a whole lot of hacking going on in Sin City this weekend — and right under the noses of federal agents
But in a time when cybersecurity is at the forefront of national security concerns, the feds were not lurking in the shadows to keep a watchful eye. They came as invited guests at the Defcon hacker convention in Las Vegas, which drew more than 10,000 attendees in its 19th year.
At Defcon, computer wizards test their skills against each other for bragging rights and prizes. No name tags are issued and hackers identify themselves only by one-word handles.
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by Justinw153 years ago
What are computer hackers capable of?
by Travis Murphy3 years ago
How can somebody use computer hacking skills to do good?So many people try to steal credit card numbers or bank information, but are there ways to use the same skills for good?
by manpreetkainth5 years ago
Hackers are commonly known for being internet predators, identity thefts and all-around creators of online chaos. But did you know that the term 'hacker' has been used since the 1960s, and was typically a nickname for...
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