Getting hackers to notice you

Attendees mill about the Black Hat 2016 trade show floor seeking tools they need to do their work. See how vendors make every effort to have them stop by.

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Stop right there

Attendees mill about the Black Hat 2016 trade show floor seeking tools they need to do their work. See how vendors make every effort to have them stop by.

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Beer

Always a favorite, Kaspersky doles out cases of it during the opening conference reception.

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T-Shirts

Carbon Black is printing up fresh silk-screened T-shirts that they run through a dryer to set the paint.

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Actors in costumes

Gemalto catches the eye of passersby with actors decked out as Cloud and Security.

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Kevin Mitnik

The legendary phone hacker draws a crowd as he signs copies of his latest book.

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Whack attack

Armor has its own version of the classic Whack-A-Mole to demonstrate how hard it is to beat back attacks without a plan.

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Virtual reality

AT&T issues virtual reality head gear to help visualize an immersive DDoS attack as it unfolds.

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Green sneakers

The staff at the Cylance booth all donned bright Nikes in a color they say is called luscious green.

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Punching bag

ESET set up a punching bag that measured just how much of a wallop participants can deliver.

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Camo woman

TrapX features a woman covered in artfully applied body paint that makes her blend into a comlex background. The paint job took 7½ hours.

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Plywood moose

Rapid7 invites tweeted selfies with this wooden moose statue that include the word BHUSA (for Black Hat USA) as a way to enter a drawing for an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.

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