10 Companies To Be Probed By Hackers At Black Hat 2014


Researchers To Uncover Hidden Technology Dangers

Researchers will demonstrate attacks against a wide variety of systems, from complex industrial control system software to modern, "smart" thermostats, at the 2014 Black Hat Briefings this week. The annual two-day conference will showcase technical research that identifies dangerous software vulnerabilities, complex implementation weaknesses, common misconfigurations that expose sensitive data or could be used by attackers to perform a variety of malicious activities, such as stealing passwords or hijacking accounts on popular cloud services. These 10 companies make products or develop technologies impacted by the new research expected to be released this week.