Black Hat Asia 2015 Lineup Released: Vulnerabilities Revealed That Impact Mobile Devices, Autos, Top Browsers and International Payment Systems

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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Hat, the world's leading family of information security events, announced the blockbuster lineup of selected content for Black Hat Asia 2015. Returning to Singapore with the world's brightest information security professionals and researchers, Black Hat speakers will unveil vulnerabilities that impact everything from major browsers and automobiles, to international payment systems, popular mobile devices and everything in between. Black Hat Asia will take place March 24-27, 2015 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. For more information and to take advantage of early registration prices by January 23 please visit: blackhat.com/asia-15/.

Some of the highlights of the Black Hat Asia 2015 lineup include:

  • Releasing a tool to hack popular car models called the CANard, which allows attackers to work with the Controller Area Network (CAN) – the main form of networking used in the automotive industry
  • Exposing flaws in all five mainstream browsers, such as leakage channels in the most popular geo-location tools that allow an attacker to find users' whereabouts as well as other weaknesses that compromise confidentiality altogether
  • Revealing international payment system vulnerabilities, from analyzing the Point of Sale (POS) malwares that caused some of the year's largest breaches, to identifying dangerous holes in EMV contactless and mobile banking payment models

To see the full program lineup and read all of the presentation abstracts, visit: blackhat.com/asia-15/briefings.html.  

Black Hat Trainings

These world class Briefings will come after two days of high intensity and deeply technical Training courses taught by the industry's most renowned instructors. These separate technical deep-dives will cover topics ranging from the latest in penetration testing to breaking mobile apps, hacking popular web applications and delving into reverse engineering for intelligence analysis. For information on course pricing and registration, please check the individual Training pages here: blackhat.com/asia-15/training/.

Sponsor Black Hat Asia

Sponsors of Black Hat Asia 2015 include Diamond Sponsor: Cisco; Platinum Sponsor: Qualys; and Gold Sponsors: Checkmarx, Rapid7 and Tripwire. For more information on sponsorship opportunities and to see the full list of participating companies, visit: blackhat.com/asia-15/sponsors.html.

For more information and to register before early registration pricing ends January 23, please visit: blackhat.com/asia-15/. 

Future Black Hat Dates and Events

  • Black Hat Asia 2015, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, March 24-27, 2015
  • Black Hat Mobile Security Summit London 2015, ExCel London, London, UK, June 16-18, 2015
  • Black Hat USA 2015, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 1-6, 2015
  • Black Hat Europe 2015, Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, NL, November 10-13, 2015

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