Black Hat 2014: How to crack just about everything

From mobile phones and cars to IPv6, security researchers have turned their skills against a world of technology


As the world’s best security experts descend on Black Hat USA 2014 this month, they must be rubbing their hands in anticipation of their colleagues' upcoming revelations about the latest means to crack a range of devices and flaws they’ve found in trusted protocols. Here is a sampling of some of the hottest presentations and defensive measures speakers will release in order to block the attacks they describe.