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October 14-17, 2014
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8/21/2014
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Black Hat Europe 2014: Briefings Lineup Announced

All 46 Briefings for Black Hat Europe 2014 have been announced! Here are some highlights from the Black Hat Europe Briefings selected by our Review Board.

LIGHTS OFF! THE DARKNESS OF THE SMART METERS
by Alberto Garcia Illera & Javier Vazquez Vidal
We all know that connected devices are on the uprise, and this enables more overall control over them. But what happens when that control is used against you? READ MORE.

GYROPHONE: EAVESDROPPING USING A GYROSCOPE
by Gabi Nakibly & Yan Michalevsky
We show that the gyroscopes found on most smartphones are sensitive to measure acoustic signals in the vicinity of the phone, since iOS and Android require no special permissions. READ MORE.

HIDE ANDROID APPLICATIONS IN IMAGES
by Axelle Apvrille & Ange Albertini
Malware authors are always interested in concealing their goals to evade detection. We have discovered a technique that enables them to hide whatever payload they wish in an Android package (APK). READ MORE.
 
HACK YOUR ATM WITH FRIEND'S RASPBERRY.PY
by Alexey Osipov & Olga Kochetova
At all times there have been bad guys, who tried to steal money. ATM machines containing vast amounts of money have always been attractive targets. READ MORE.

QUANTUM KEY DISTRIBUTION AND THE FUTURE OF ENCRYPTION
by Konstantinos Karagiannis
Quantum computing will bring tumultuous change to the world of information security in the coming decade. As multi-qubit systems use quantum algorithms to slice through even 4,096-bit PK encryption in seconds. READ MORE.

View the full lineup of Briefings here, and register before midnight on August 29 to save on your pass!

If you’re looking to register for a Training course, don’t wait – prices on Trainings also go up by €200 on August 29!


Black Hat Europe 2014 returns to the beautiful city of Amsterdam, October 14-17, 2014. Professionals from all over the world will gather for two days of intense training and two thought-provoking days of Briefings at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center.

Be sure to visit our travel page for discounts on hotel and travel to Amsterdam!

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