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Changing threats to privacy: Moxie Marlinspike on privacy threats at Defcon. Part 3.

So one project that I started working on is called ‘GoogleSharing’. The basic premise of ‘GoogleSharing’ is that this choice that we are given is a false choice, and that we shouldn’t accept it, we should just reject it. So what we should say is, you know, it’s not really possible for us to stop...

Changing threats to privacy: Moxie Marlinspike on privacy threats at Defcon. Part 2.

One of my favourite most recent examples of small choices becoming big choices is this Firefox extension called ‘Adblock Plus’ – I’m sure that many people are familiar with this. The idea is that it’s supposed to help you block ads on the web. And the way it works is it allows you to specify a set...

Changing threats to privacy: Moxie Marlinspike on privacy threats at Defcon

The well-known whitehat hacker and internet security researcher Moxie Marlinspike (born Matthew Rosenfeld) speaks on privacy threats at Defcon. Мy name is Moxie Marlinspike, I’m from the Institute for Disruptive Studies. And I would like to take some time to talk about privacy. What I’d like to do is...

Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 3.

Read: Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 1. Read: Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 2. Final part of MMO hacking discussion at Defcon 19 by Michael Donnelly, Glider WoW bot author, and Josh Phillips, Kaspersky Lab. Mike...

Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 2.

Read: Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19. Part 1. Continued discussion of online game hacking by Michael Donnelly (WoW bot Glider) and Josh Phillips (Kaspersky Lab Senior Malware Analyst). Josh Phillips: Anybody know Rich Thurman? He was, I think, one of the first guys who...

Hacking Online Games: Josh Phillips and Michael Donnelly at Defcon 19

Josh Phillips (Senior Malware Analyst at Kaspersky Lab): So my name is Josh Phillips. I have a surprise guest who did not show up on the schedule, his name is Michael Donnelly. I’ll have him, you know, introduce himself in a little bit. I don’t know what it is but generally I always get the last law at...