Thursday, August 7, 2008

Dan Kaminsky's Blackhat presentation packs room

Black Hat had its hands full when Dan Kaminsky took the stage this year in Las Vegas. Dan's talk pulled around 1000 Black Hat attendees. Despite the fact that information about the vulnerability was released before hand. With the room overflowing and people even sitting on the floor to catch Dan's talk about the much publicised DNS flaws that could change the internet.

Surprisingly Dan's DNS findings won him a Pwnie award for most over hyped bug. In Dan's talk he spoke about his findings and the potential threats that could have come about. Dan has also uploaded a summary of his talk to his site. And we even have a cool time line video:

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