I am not a paranoid person and most industry conferences I go to don’t generate any worries about security.
Over the past 16 years, sensitive data and the complex IT infrastructure within Global 2000 enterprises used to create, distribute, and protect it has grown exponentially.
At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, researchers will reveal critical vulnerabilities in many of the world’s most widely-used building security systems and RFID‑based badging systems.
I believe that most infosec professionals have, at one time or other, wished they could fight back when some of the resources they are tasked with protecting came under attack by hackers.
In a market dominated by the mega-popular Blackhole exploit kit (newly upgraded to version 2.0) and the somewhat less sought-after Eleonore and Phoenix exploit packs, can the developer of a fourth one hope to compete? The Nuclear exploit pack has been present for a while now, and its author has recently released version 2.0.
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