AusCERT 2012 pics: Vaders and Terminators

AusCERT 2012 pics: Vaders and Terminators

Summary: The 2012 AusCERT conference continues with Star Wars, censorship, cyber attacks and machines becoming self-aware.


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  • (Credit: Zennith Geisler/ZDNet Australia)

    Queensland Police detective superintendent Brian Hay's session, "Mythbusters II", continued on from his presentation last year, where he spoke about online fraud and corporate crime — this year, he mostly showed the audience funny videos and hoax internet photos, such as the Derbyshire fairy and bonsai cats.

  • (Credit: Zennith Geisler/ZDNet Australia)

    There was a bit of controversy on day one, when Webroot referenced competitor Symantec on its booth signage, and we were a bit surprised that the sign stayed up. However, it turns out, it only lasted 24 hours before they were censored.

  • (Credit: Zennith Geisler/ZDNet Australia)

    Attendees could pretend to be Luke, Leia or Han Solo, thanks to the life-sized Star Wars cut-out at the AusCERT booth. But why can't we pretend to be Darth Vader?

Topics: AUSCERT, Security

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  • I think, therefore I am. I am what? A machine. Damn!!