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These were the biggest hacks at Black Hat and Def Con 2015

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Weren't in Vegas? Here's what you need to know Hacks, exploits, vulnerabilities -- it's time to showcase them all. In a ten-day security extravaganza in Las Vegas, NV, the world's best security experts, hackers, and researchers come together to show the world how utterly unsafe it is.

Linus Torvalds Talks Linux Security at LinuxCon

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At the annual LinuxCon event here, Linux creator Linus Torvalds revealed how he thinks about security. Torvalds was onstage with Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin, who asked the Linux founder how he feels about being the boss of Linux.

Imploding Barrels and Other Highlights From Hackfest DefCon

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This year marked the 23rd DefCon, the hacker conference that began as an informal gathering for hackers to meet in person and party in the desert. Since its beginning, it has grown from fewer than 100 attendees to reportedly more than 20,000 all of them jammed into two hotels this year