Ruxcon

Rolling news and photo slideshows from Ruxcon, home to live demos, CTF, and presentations from security experts across Australia and the world. This page includes stories from 2012 and 2011. You can check out content exclusively from the 2012 event on SC's feed, or watch some presentations from past cons on YouTube.
Tool boosts iOS, Android app security testing

Tool boosts iOS, Android app security testing

Security profiling for blackbox tests.
Nov 5 2013 9:15AM
Hacker uses bots to top music charts, bumps P!nk, Nicki Minaj

Hacker uses bots to top music charts, bumps P!nk, Nicki Minaj

Trumped by algorithms and virtual machines.
Oct 31 2013 11:40AM
Car hackers mess with speedos, odometers, alarms and locks

Car hackers mess with speedos, odometers, alarms and locks

Produce cheap, open-source and modular hack tool.
Oct 29 2013 5:10PM
Printer jammed? Try Ruxcon's 60-second brute force hack

Printer jammed? Try Ruxcon's 60-second brute force hack

Never deal with PC Load Letters again.
Oct 28 2013 11:14AM
Ruxcon 2013 photos #ruxcon

Ruxcon 2013 photos #ruxcon

Photos from Ruxcon 2013 in Melbourne. Continually updated over the two days.
Oct 26 2013 1:58PM
Researcher says iCloud backups have security shortfalls

Researcher says iCloud backups have security shortfalls

Lacks 2FA, user alerts.
Oct 26 2013 10:05AM
Here's how you can catch phish like Twitter

Here's how you can catch phish like Twitter

Project akin to the immune system.
Aug 29 2013 5:14AM
UNSW launches student CTF comp

UNSW launches student CTF comp

@Ruxcon tickets, cash on offer.
Aug 23 2013 11:05AM
Security's 2013 con wishlist

Security's 2013 con wishlist

What events deserve your cash?
Dec 18 2012 2:00PM
RedHat project fights Java vulnerabilities

RedHat project fights Java vulnerabilities

Aussie security boffin builds vulnerability database to track flawed JARs.
Oct 25 2012 2:05PM
FaceDancer board snatches USB firmware

FaceDancer board snatches USB firmware

USB protocol riddled with 'absurd design decisions'.
Oct 25 2012 11:40AM
Students crack state transport system

Students crack state transport system

Copied cards enable free rides.
Oct 22 2012 1:23PM
#Ruxcon day 1 in pictures

#Ruxcon day 1 in pictures

Ruxcon, home to live demos, CTF, and presentations from security experts across Australia and the world. Here's photos from day one of the con.
Oct 20 2012 4:13PM
Exclusive: Researchers crack Aussie state transport system, get free rides

Exclusive: Researchers crack Aussie state transport system, get free rides

Ancient custom crypto defeated.
Oct 20 2012 3:42PM
Network intel tool outs tweeting spooks

Network intel tool outs tweeting spooks

Maltego showcased at Breakpoint.
Oct 18 2012 2:38PM
Phonetic attack commands crash bank phone lines

Phonetic attack commands crash bank phone lines

Touch tone and voice activated systems open to attack.
Sep 17 2012 5:46PM
Tool detects software plagiarism, theft and malware outbreaks

Tool detects software plagiarism, theft and malware outbreaks

Tracks applications across Windows and Linux.
Sep 13 2012 4:21PM
Tool flags vulnerability news, bypasses Twitter dribble

Tool flags vulnerability news, bypasses Twitter dribble

Web app highlights technical security posts, silences tweets about lunch.
May 15 2012 1:45PM
Aussie exploit challenges for noob to leet

Aussie exploit challenges for noob to leet

Learn to beat Linux non-executable memory, ASLR, and stack smashing protection.
Dec 14 2011 5:53PM
Hollywood flicks hacked

Hollywood flicks hacked

But holes aren't remote exploitable.
Nov 22 2011 1:59PM

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