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DEF CON 23 is right around the corner as well. I have a bias towards offense topics and hardware hacking topics, but here are the talks I’d want to learn more about:

  • Drive It Like You Hacked It: New Attacks and Tools to Wirelessly Steal Cars
  • Don’t Whisper my Chips: Sidechannel and Glitching for Fun and Profit
  • Build a free cellular traffic capture tool with a vxworks based femoto
  • How to Hack a Tesla Model S
  • HamSammich – long distance proxying over radio
  • LTE Recon and Tracking with RTLSDR
  • How to Train Your RFID Hacking Tools
  • ThunderStrike 2: Sith Strike
  • Key-Logger, Video, Mouse — How To Turn Your KVM Into a Raging Key-logging Monster
  • Remote Exploitation of an Unaltered Passenger Vehicle
  • Hacking Electric Skateboards: Vehicle Research For Mortals
  • NSA Playset: JTAG Implants
  • RFIDiggity: Pentester Guide to Hacking HF/NFC and UHF RFID

Black Hat USA is coming up quickly and I’m excited to hear about all the latest research the community has been working on. I have a bias towards offense topics and hardware hacking topics, but here are the talks I’d want to learn more about:

  • Emanate Like a Boss: Generalized Covert Data Exfiltration with Funtenna
  • Take a Hacker to Work Day – How Federal Prosecutors Use the CFAA
  • Understanding and Managing Entropy Usage
  • Adventures in Femtoland: 350 Yuan for Invaluable Fun
  • Red vs Blue: Modern Active Directory Attacks Detection and Protection
  • Remote Exploitation of an Unaltered Passenger Vehicle
  • Stranger Danger! What is the Risk from 3rd Party Libraries?
  • Certifi-gate: Front-Door Access to Pwning Millions of Androids
  • Breaking Access Controls with BLEKey
  • Panel: How the Wassenaar Arrangements Export Control of Intrusion Software Affects the Security Industry
  • Forging the USB Armory an Open Source Secure Flash-Drive-Sized Computer
  • ZigBee Exploited the Good the Bad and the Ugly
  • Broadcasting Your Attack: Security Testing DAB Radio in Cars
  • ThunderStrike 2: Sith Strike

As we ourselves work in the information security industry, we are always on the lookout for new tools. There are a couple very cool security related tools on Kickstarter right now and we funded each of them. Check them out!