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DEF CON Hacking Conference

Press Archive

This is a comprehensive list of all articles known to have been written about DEF CON. Many publications are no longer in existence, and much of this history is lost. If you have press you would like included in the archive, send links and titles to neil [at] defcon ]dot[ org!
A note to journalists: Please stop writing clever articles entitled 'Fear and Hacking in Las Vegas', as it becomes difficult to tell them apart.

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DEF CON General

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Privacy

cone of silence

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General

Car Hacking

Lock Security/Sport

Bitcoin

Rootz Kidcon

Legal/Civil Rights

Feds

Smart Devices and Homes

Mobile Security/Malware

Badge/Badge Challenge

Will Smith

Social Engineering

EFF Crypto Shirt

Documentary

IPV6

Facebook

Wireless

Misc

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Keynote

Badge News

Aviation

SCADA

The Cloud

Consumer Protection

Event Reviews

Routers

VPN Security

Physical Security

The Singularity

DEF CON Kids

NinjaTel

Social Engineering

Movie Night

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General

Mobile Devices

Feds

Facebook

CDMA Phone Hack

UAV/Aerial Hacking

Anonymous/LulzSec

DEF CON Kids

Steven Levy

Mikko Hypponen

Wall of Sheep

Marc Weber Tobias

Hacking Through Power Lines

Social Engineering

Moxie Marlinspike

CTF

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General

GSM Base Station

Social Engineering

Badges

Google Malware

WPA2

Other

Video Coverage

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Access Control

Badge

Browser Sniffing

Credit Hacking

CSRF

Fake ATM

Feds

Hacking Sleep

Espionage

IP Video Hijacking

Social Engineering

Misc

MMORPG Expolits

Mystery Challenge

NOC

Overview

RFID

Social Networks

SSL Hijacking

UAV

Software Update MITM



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Badges

BGP Exploit

Captcha

Crackpots

CTF

Encryption

UAT

iPhone

Lock Picking

MBTA vs. MIT

Mystery Challenge

NOC

Overview

Social Networks

SSL Cookie Hijiacking

Wall of Sheep

Warballooning



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Badges

Banks

CTF

Cyber War

Disclosure

E-voting

Feds

General

Germany

Honeypots

iPhone

Lock Picking

Malware

Media Players

NBC Undercover

Rootkits

SCADA

Social Networks



FaceBook

MySpace

Speakers



Sam Bowne

Zac Franken

Lukas Grunwald

Thomas Holt

Mikko Hyyponen

Charlie Miller

HD Moore

Scott Moulton

Vendors



AirDefense

AirTight

AMD

Finjan

Immunity

ISEC

Microsoft

Mozilla

Wall of Sheep

Web Hacking

Wi-Fi

Xerobank




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Badges

Blackberry

Blue Pill

Bots

Conference Overview

Contests

CTF

Device Driver

DNS

Feds

Google

Hardware

IBM

IPv6

Jackpotters

Malware

Microsoft

Offensive Computing

Oracle

Passport

Traveling Terabyte

VOIP

Wall of Sheep

War Driving/Wi-Fi

Worms



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Conference Overview

Conference Overview - Blogs

WiFi Shootout

Bluetooth

KegBot

Wall of Sheep

Capture The Flag

WiFi Security

Lockpicking

EFF

Feds

Infra-red

Google

RFID

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Print Articles

  • Red Herring (Feb 2005): DT comments on Antivirus Guarantee.
  • Wired Magazine (Dec 2004): Bluesnarfing and other DC12 coverage in the article "When Cell Phone Hackers Attack".
  • FHM Magazine (Dec 2004): DEF CON was featured in the December 2004 issue of FHM.
  • Wired Magazine (Nov 2004): Blurb on the DC 12 Wi Fi Shootout.

General/Misc

EFF & DVR

Wireless & Wifi Shootout

Bluetooth

Evoting

DNS

Anonymity

Press Releases

Blogs/Small Articles

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DEF CON 9

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DEF CON 3

  • The review from SunWorld Online News.
  • The archive of stories about the hack of MGM's Hackers movie home page (Which happened right before the con.

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DEF CON 2

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DEF CON 1

  • What Robert X. Cringely had to say about DEF CON I in Info World.
  • Robert X. Cringley previews the convention in Infoworld (Unformatted)

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