Stories by Victor R. Garza

School for hackers

A presentation on how to be the first to exploit new flaws in Web server software was deemed "just as cool for white hats as for black hats" attending the Defcon 12 conference here in Las Vegas the weekend.

Hackers trade tool tips

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