ShmooCon is an annual east coast hacker convention hell-bent on offering three days of an interesting atmosphere for demonstrating technology exploitation, inventive software and hardware solutions, and open discussions of critical infosec issues. The first day is a single track of speed talks called One Track Mind.
Days until the next conference
07-02-2014 | A flaw in the way Snapchat handles user-verification tokens makes the image-messaging service vulnerable to a denial-of-service attack that can crash iPhones, two Spanish researchers say.
The researchers, Jaime Sanchez and Pablo San Emeterio, first detailed the flaw in a Spanish-language blog posting Jan. 12 and then presented their findings at the ShmooCon security conference in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 18. Read more
27-01-2014 | At Shmoocon 2014, Jacob Williams and Alissa Torres described a concept tool that would allow cybercriminals to cover their tracks by altering the contents of a computer’s memory. Read more