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[ISN] Security Researchers to Demonstrate 25 New Tools and 15 New Exploits at Black Hat USA 2006 Briefings on August 2-3 in Las Vegas
From: InfoSec News (alertsinfosecnews.org)
Date: Wed Jul 12 2006 - 00:43:51 CDT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Security Researchers to Demonstrate 25 New Tools and 15 New Exploits at
Black Hat USA 2006 Briefings on August 2-3 in Las Vegas
Dan Larkin, Unit Chief of the FBIs Internet Crime Complaint Center to
Keynote on Fighting Organized Cyber Crime
Seattle, Wash. - July 10, 2006 - Black Hat, a digital security division of
CMP, today announced researchers will demonstrate twenty-five new tools
and fifteen new exploits during the Black Hat USA 2006 Briefings to be
held on August 2-3, 2006 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The
Black Hat USA 2006 Briefings will attract over 3000 technically advanced
computer security experts, bringing together a unique mix of federal
agents, corporate security professionals, and the best underground
On August 2nd at 09:00, Dan Larkin, Unit Chief of the FBIs Internet Crime
Complaint Center will open the conference with a keynote on Fighting
Organized Cyber Crime.
"The FBI, in partnership with key SME's from industry, continues to
identify sophisticated malware, and a variety of new social engineering
scenarios, which are increasingly used by international organized cyber
criminals, said Larkin about his upcoming presentation.
This year, Black Hat will have new tracks focused entirely on Databases,
VoIP, Rootkits, Microsoft, and Forums. The full agenda is available
online at http://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-usa-06/bh-usa-06-schedule.html.
Personal log entries written by Black Hat speakers are available on The
Highlights include new rootkit tools, new VoIP exploits, a dozen
high-level feds, exciting zero-days, new contests, and some secret golden
eggs, said Jeff Moss, founder of Black Hat. This year could be even more
interesting than the last.
This year, Black Hat has a record 25 association partners including the
ISSA, over 100 media partners including Dark Reading and 32 commercial
vendors including Cisco. A full list of supporting organizations is
About Black Hat (http://www.blackhat.com)
Black Hat, a division of CMP, provides briefings and training to leading
corporations and government agencies around the world. Black Hat
differentiates itself by working at many levels within the corporate,
government, and underground communities. This unmatched informational
reach enables Black Hat to be continuously aware of the newest
vulnerabilities, defense mechanisms, and industry trends. The Black Hat
team has experience working with organizations such as Amazon, Microsoft,
and the NSA. Black Hat Briefings and Trainings are held annually in Asia,
Europe, and the United States.
About CMP Technology
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industry. Through its market-leading portfolio of trusted information
brands, CMP has earned the confidence of more technology professionals
than any other media company. As a result, CMP is the premier provider of
access, insight and actionable programs designed to connect sellers and
buyers in ways that yield superior return on investment.
Headquartered in Manhasset, NY, CMP Technology is part of United Business
Media (http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com), a leading global provider of
news distribution and specialist information services for the professional
and enthusiast markets, actively bringing buyers and sellers together
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