“Find out what you don’t know…” Agenda Introduction To disclose or not to disclose What is Defcon Defcon 12 Presentations The Future Questions Introduction Who am I? Why am I here? What are we talking about? To disclose or not to disclose… Vulnerability disclosure Long running debate
One of many different “underground” conferences:
Defcon (Aug) Las Vegas, NV
Toorcon (Sep) San Diego, CA
PhreakNIC (Oct) Nashville, TN
HOPE (Jul) New York, NY
Defcon is a convention for the more "underground" elements of the computer culture. Defcon is geared towards hackers, programmers, phreaks, cyberpunks, cypherpunks, open source hackers, civil liberty and privacy advocates, HAMs, casual bystanders, lookieloos, feds, reporters, and anyone interested in seeing what's going on in the computer underground today.
“This interactive demonstration will give first hand experience in
understanding and searching out credit card traffic on TCP/IP networks.
It will also demonstrate how to deconstruct, rebuild and transmit rouge
credit card packets. As an added bonus, prizes will be handed out to
those who can craft and transmit rouge packets by end of speech. My
incentives and guidance will illustrate how vulnerable credit card data
is on merchant networks.“