Sexism and the single hacker: Where are the women at Defcon?

At the latest Defcon, the annual hacker conference held in Las Vegas, there were presentations on hacking automotive network and control systems, remotely gaining control of consumer devices, and NSA snooping. But perhaps the most important discussion took place over a private email list, and it centered on ...

Defcon trains child hackers

At the ripe old age of 19, Ryan Clearly, arrested in the UK last week over a series of high-profile hacks associated with LulzSec, is positively long in the tooth.