[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 (alerts@private)
Date: Tue Jul 11 2006 - 22:43:51 PDT


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 
BlackPage, http://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-blackpage/bh-blackpage.html.

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 
available at 

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 
across targeted media channels -- publications, events and online.

Attend the Black Hat Briefings and
Training, Las Vegas July 29 - August 3
2,500+ international security experts from 40 nations,
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