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8 Hot Hacking Tools to Come out of Black Hat USA

High-impact tools for white hats that will be revealed and released next month at Black Hat USA in Las Vegas.
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Late July and early August are a bit like summer camp and Christmas rolled into one for your typical white hat penetration tester. Not only does the yearly Black Hat USA confab in Vegas give them the opportunity to step away from the keyboard to share ideas and socialize with like-minded friends and colleagues, but it also usually provides a cornucopia of new tools for hacking the heck out of enterprise systems.

This year is no different. Expect a full slate of new tools coming out of the Black Hat Briefings and Arsenel talks.

Here are a few highlights.

Black Hat USA returns to the fabulous Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 22-27, 2017. Click for information on the conference schedule and to register.


Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

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User Rank: Apprentice
7/12/2017 | 3:51:01 PM
Thanks for sharing!
Really nice list, thanks for Ericka. Looking forward to lots of meetings and learning sessions at Blackhat again this year! :-)
User Rank: Author
7/10/2017 | 12:09:53 PM
Thanks for sharing
Always great to find new tools or techniques to look into. Thank you for sharing this information.
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