Black Hat USA 2010 presents over 30 new vulnerabilities

Black Hat USA 2010, taking place later this month in Las Vegas, will spotlight new vulnerabilities, tools, programs and big names, including a Cyber War discussion by General Michael V. Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency.

This year, over 30 new vulnerabilities and 46 new tools will debut, including the first ever Black Hat Arsenal – a community gathering place where over 25 independent researchers will present cutting-edge demos, tools and findings in real-time, on stage in front of the Black Hat delegation.

Featured industry speakers and new vulnerabilities this year will grow and currently includes:

  • “Cyber war…Are we at war? And if we are, how should we fight it?” presented by General Michael V. Hayden, former Director, National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency
  • “Jackpotting Automated Teller Machines Redux” by Barnaby Jack
  • “Wardriving the Smart Grid: Practical Approaches to Attacking Utility Packet Radios” by Shawn Moyer and Nathan Keltner
  • “How to Hack Millions of Routers” by Craig Heffner
  • “These Aren’t the Permissions You’re Looking For” by Anthony Lineberry
  • “App Attack: Surviving the Mobile Application Explosion” by John Hering and Kevin Mahaffey
  • “Hacking and Protecting Oracle Database Vault” by Esteban Martinez Fayo
  • “Token Kidnapping’s Revenge” by Cesar Cerrudo
  • “HTTPS Can Byte Me, Robert Hansen” by Josh Sokol
  • “USB – HID, The Hacking Interface Design” by Richard Rushing.

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