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Slide Show: Memorable Moments From Black Hat 2012

A look at some of the demos, hacks, awards, and parties at this year's Black Hat USA 2012 convention
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Microsoft knows how to throw a party--it's why conference attendees always seem to have boundless patience to wait in the inevitable line that snakes through the show floor when the company gives away its Black Hat party tokens. This year was no different, though Microsoft did up the ante by kicking off its shindig by giving away a cool $200,000 to the winner of its BlueHat Prize, Vasilis Pappas, for his work on techniques to mitigate risks of Return Oriented Programming (ROP) exploits.

Photo Credit: Ericka Chickowski

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