NSA, Linux and handcuffs: Success in Serbia for Balkan hacker conference BalCCon

NSA, Linux and handcuffs: Success in Serbia for Balkan hacker conference BalCCon

Summary: Groundbreaking Balkan hacker conference BalCCon: First Contact brought hackers from all over the world to its successful launch and makes plans for next year's edgy event.

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    BalCCon was the product of planning from LUGoNS/Linux Users of Novi Sad and sibling Linux groups in Croatia, and other Balkan locations. Above is a 'vendor' table in the community area during the busy conference.

    Read more about BalCCon in Darknets, wargames and Raspberry Pi at first-ever Balkan hacker conference.

    Photo by Violet Blue/ZDNet.

  • BalCCon 2013

    Held in the Master Center in Novi Sad, Serbia, the conference attracted hackers of all ages and genders to share their projects, skills, exploits, vulnerability discoveries, and ideas.

    BalCCon succeeded on many levels, notably in its primary goal to bring together global hacking experts with youth culture and unite them in the Balkan region.

    BalCCon stated,

    Our model and inspiration for organizing BalCCon is [Germany's] "Chaos Communication Congress " - an annual four-day conference organized by the " Chaos Computer Club" (CCC). 

    Read more about BalCCon in Darknets, wargames and Raspberry Pi at first-ever Balkan hacker conference.

    Photos used with permission and courtesy of BalCCon/Milobit.

  • BalCCon 2013

    One of many BalCCon workshops - which were about everything from making a darknet, hacking wifi, advanced virus tinkering, and physical security exploits to Linux basics and beyond -  in Serbia's sprawling Novi Sad Master Center on September 6 and 7.

    Read more about BalCCon in Darknets, wargames and Raspberry Pi at first-ever Balkan hacker conference.

    Photos used with permission and courtesy of BalCCon/Milobit.

     

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Topics: Security, Government, Hardware, Linux

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