Def Con: Va-Va-Va Voom, Las Vegas

Monday, 5 August 2002, 10:37 AM EST

As the geeks gather once again for their annual hacking hullabaloo, one question is asked over and over again:

"Where are the women?"

And that's in spite of the fact that Def Con, billed as the computer underground's biggest annual computer security event and party, isn't the boy's club it was four or five years ago.

There are some women here - a smattering of wives and girlfriends, a few reporters, a couple of lawyers and doubtless some female federal undercover agents. There are also some women who identify themselves as hackers or computer geeks.

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