49187969 story Ask Slashdot: Favorite Thing Out of This Year's Black Hat? 41 Posted by samzenpus on Thursday August 01, 2013 @06:57PM from the best-of-the-best dept. Nerval's Lobster writes "This year's Black Hat conference wasn't just about the NSA director defending his agency's surveillance practices (and getting a bit heckled in the process). Other topics included hacking iOS devices via a modified charging station, eavesdropping on smartphones via compromised femtocells, demonstrating a password-security testing tools that leverage AWS (and 9TB of rainbow tables) to crush weak passwords, and compromising RFID tags with impunity. What was your favorite news out of Black Hat?"