Ep. 86: DefCon and BlackHat show us that everything can be hacked Video
Ep. 86: DefCon and BlackHat show us that everything can be hacked Video Transcript
CNET senior editor Seth Rosenblatt has just returned from back-to-back annual computer security conferences in Las Vegas: Black Hat and Defcon. In this Inside Scoop, he chats with Kara Tsuboi about iOS app vulnerability, the Ninja phone, and hackable conference badges.
We sent three reporters to the dual security conferences, Black Hat and Defcon, last week in Las Vegas. Each--Declan McCullagh, Elinor Mills, and Seth Rosenblatt--has a different coverage area and perspective. Today we talk with them about their experiences and their takeaways from the annual hackathon in the desert.
Showing you the iPhone 4 is a no-brainer, but you'll also see the moments that people aren't talking about at WWDC. We'll show you how to check your phone upgrade status, and iPad users beware after hackers break through AT&T.
It's an unlikely pairing: security officials and underground hackers. Every year, they make peace and share information at Defcon, Black Hat's sister conference. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports from the 16th annual event that begins in Las Vegas this weekend.
Security experts at Determina show how a Vista PC can be compromised by exploiting a flaw in the way the operating system handles animated-cursor files. They've determined that Firefox users are at a higher risk than IE 7 users.
Sony, maker of the popular PlayStation gaming console, faces a class-action lawsuit for the way it handled a security breach that exposed millions of users' personal information last week. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Multiple rage-fits on today's show, as we discuss poor Sony's PlayStation Network being hacked again, patent trolls going after the entire app store market, the Winklevoss twins taking their hurt feelings all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, and sweet little elementary school kids unable to have a school talent show thanks to the jack-boot of the culture of ownership. Good times. --Molly
We'll show you how to bring out one color in your video and leave the rest of the scene in black and white.
Things are certainly winding down here at the CNET New York offices as The 404 finishes up its last two live episodes for the year. In the studio with us today is Natali Del Conte along with her CBS producer Will--so it sounds like the show is about to get some Early Show love on Friday morning!
It's everything from the Crave blog, with Brian Tong and guest host Bonnie Cha. This week, they talk about a new robot toy and a cell phone that you can use underwater. Then they take to the streets to see what people think about Built NY's laptop backpack. Plus, Bonnie takes your submissions and finds a nickname for Brian.