Slide Show: The Coolest Hacks Of 2013A look back at some of the year's most extreme, creative, and -- in some cases -- just plain bizarre hacks by security researchers
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A live demo at Black Hat USA simulating an environmental catastrophe via a cyberattack on an oil-well pumping station sprayed some of the bluish-green dyed liquid from the crude model built by the researchers, drawing audience laughter. But the sobering message was clear in how simple it is to fool and, ultimately, sabotage systems regulating remote oil-drilling stations.
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