In the maritime business, Automated Identification Systems (AIS) are a big deal. They supplement information received by the marine radar system, are used for a wide variety of things - including ship-to-ship communication - and are relied upon each and every day. Unfortunately, the AIS can also be easily hacked in order to do some real damage, claims a group of researchers presenting at the Hack In The Box Conference currently taking place in Kuala Lumpur.
This morning in Malaysia notorious security conference Hack In The Box readies to open its doors and offer a juicy talk schedule to attending hackers, security researchers, corporate spies, law enforcement, and more.
They're letting a few journalists in, too. ZDNet is here Kuala Lumpur to bring you highlights as they happen. Hack In The Box is at the Intercontinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur, starting today October 16th from 9am to 6pm and tomorrow, October 17th also from 9-6.
Next week in Malaysia security conference Hack in The Box Kuala Lumpur is set to make headlines in its 11th year with talks on hacking airline systems, getting iCloud data access, and the Microsoft bounty winner.
Hack in The Box has a reputation for featuring explosive talks from security researchers whose findings often sound like the basis for dramatic movie plots.
IF you know about the annual HITB Security Conference or HITBSecConf, then you probably know that at the end of every successful conference, the Hack In The Box (HITB) team will already be thinking about how to elevate the next event with better talks, bigger shows and stronger battles.