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DEF CON Voting Village matures as industry keeps its distance
The country's top three voting gear vendors were a no-show, but there was still plenty of enthusiasm at DEF CON's Voting Village.
Feds plan to use SecureDrop as a vulnerability reporting portal
The plan is for DEF CON to host the servers for the vulnerability reporting, acting as a bridge between hackers and the government.
At DEF CON’s aviation village, the military is interested in more than just the hacks
The Defense Digital Service's newly minted chief, Brett Goldstein, tells CyberScoop his team intends to use the DEFCON aviation village as a way to attract recruits to hack the Pentagon.
Camera obscura: Researchers say weak protocols are Achilles' heel of surveillance cameras
There are secure versions of data-transfer protocols used by the cameras, but they are rarely implemented.
Popular genetic-mapping software potentially exposed patients' data
Analysts at Sandia National Laboratories discovered the flaw in the Burrows-Wheeler Aligner. A patch has been issued for the software.