The first set of 10 preesntations and 2 lab sessions scheduled for #HITB2013AMS have been announced and they're packed to the brim with hack-fu goodness! From the initial list, there's definitely going to be somethng for everyone with presentations on remotely hacking aircrafts to a full blown 0-day exploit affecting all versions of Microsoft Windows.
L33tdawg: The competition officially started yesterday and ends on the 8th of March at 13:37 CET. Winners will be announced on the 11th of March via @HITBSecConf on Twitter. Good luck and hopefully we'll see you in Amsterdam! :)
Hack In The Box launched the #HITB1337Giveaway - A Twitter based competition that will see one lucky winner not only walk away with a VIP ticket to the triple track hacker conference in April but also $1337 to help with travel expenses.
A Dutch citizen who was arrested and extradited from Romania was sentenced to 12 years in prison for a computer hacking and credit card fraud scheme that victimized people around the world, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
David Benjamin Schrooten, 22, also known in the hacking world as ‘Fortezza’, pleaded guilty in November 2012 to Conspiracy to Commit Access Device Fraud and Bank Fraud, Access Device Fraud, Bank Fraud, Intentional Damage to a Protected Computer, and Aggravated Identity Theft.