10 Scariest Hacks

Researchers from Black Hat and Defcon showed all manner of serious attacks on everything from browsers to automobiles.

Hack week in Vegas

During the recent Black Hat and Defcon conferences in Las Vegas, researchers wheeled out their best new attacks on everything from browsers to automobiles, demonstrating ingenuity and diligence in circumventing security efforts or in some cases in exploiting systems that were built without security in mind. Here's a handful of the ones that deserve the most concern.

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