Optical/IP Networks

'Bringing Sexy Back' to Hacking

LAS VEGAS -- DefCon 16 -- This time, the iPhone is doing the hacking: a pair of researchers will reveal here tomorrow at DefCon 16 how they ship iPhones running security tools to their client sites to remotely conduct some elements of a penetration test.

It’s just one fun hacking method that Errata Security’s Robert Graham and David Maynor will demonstrate in their “Bringing Sexy Back: Breaking in With Style” session here. The researchers also have created a novel method of spear phishing that they also use for their clients.

“We’re just saying you have to be a little creative with the tools you have and you can do some fun stuff,” says Graham, CEO of Errata Security...

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— Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading

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