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#DEFCON Government Attacks and Surveillance Continue to Increase

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Speaking at DEFCON to deliver research on “a comprehensive list of Nation-State Big Brothers,” security researcher Eduardo Lzycki said that there had been an increased number of governments both censoring and shutting down online services, as well as acquiring cyber espionage and offensive tools.

NSA Brings Nation-State Details to DEF CON

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DEF CON 26 - Las Vegas - For a brief time on Friday morning, "Spot the Fed" was the easiest game to play at DEF CON. That's because the fed was standing on a stage, talking to thousands of attentive hackers and attendees here.

DEF CON Invites Kids to 'Hack the Election'

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DEF CON is kicking its Voting Village hacking event up a notch this year with a contest for kids to try their hand at hacking into replica election-results websites to change vote tallies and election results.