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Security shortcomings in Black Hat's newly established streaming media service allowed a security consultant to hack into the system and see presentations for free. Michael Coates, head of web security at Mozilla, discovered he was able to use an account on a test login page to view videos without paying. Normally the service …


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  1. Anonymous Coward


    I don't see the irony tbh. The presenters are indeed hackers. The organizers are not. What's so ef-ing special about hacking a presentation event...

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    Anonymous Coward


    "Although venues wind up getting arguably the world's most effective penetration testing services in the process, it's difficult to think any organisation other than a Vegas hotel would put up with such hacker hijinks year after year."

    I think my neighbors heard me laughing when I read this line.

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