Hackers trade tool tips

Friday, 30 July 2004, 10:23 AM EST

It may be well over 100 degrees outside, but cool heads at the Black Hat Briefings security conference here are talking about ways to break into systems to test how secure banks, transportation agencies, and government systems really are.

And attendees are spilling out into the halls to hear the presentations, including one on a new toolkit for taking over computers via the Internet.

By Victor R. Garza at PC World.

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