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Photos from Las Vegas, Nevada

 

caesars-palace-casino / Fountain in front of Caesar's Palace hotel and casino

defcon-1 / Defcon rave (more or less)

defcon-10 / Defcon pool party

defcon-11 / Defcon pool party

defcon-12 / Defcon pool party

defcon-13 / Smoke bomb afloat in Defcon hotel pool

defcon-14 / Hotel security removing smoke bomb from hotel pool

defcon-15 / Save Napster sign from Defcon conference room

defcon-2 / Defcon Alexis Park hotel lobby

defcon-3 / Line to get in to CDC presentation

defcon-4 / Watching CDC presentation from afar -- the room was full

defcon-5 / Hackers queue to be interviewed by clueless TV reporters

defcon-6 / Priest and Karen at Defcon

defcon-7 / Defcon trash

defcon-8 / Defcon black and white ball (near the end)

defcon-9 / Defcon black and white ball (near the end)

defcon-capture-the-flag-1 / Capture the Flag, an offensive and defensive hacking competition, at Defcon convention

defcon-capture-the-flag-2 / Capture the Flag, an offensive and defensive hacking competition, at Defcon convention

defcon-people / Richard Thieme (l) and assorted journalists at Defcon hacking convention

defcon-pool-party / Impromptu pool party at Alexis Park Hotel at Defcon hacker convention

defcon-rave / Defcon rave on Saturday evening, a relatively tame affair

flamingo-hotel-las-vegas / Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, with pool complex in foreground

hacker-jeopardy / Game of Hacker Jeopardy at Defcon hacking convention

hacker-jeopardy-freebies-1 / Free hardware, software, and t-shirts randomly tossed to audience members during break in Hacker Jeopardy event

hacker-jeopardy-freebies-2 / Free hardware, software, and t-shirts randomly tossed to audience members during break in Hacker Jeopardy event

haxxxor-chyx / "HaXXXor girls," who were the hit of the Defcon hacker conference after starring in a nude computer security video

haxxxor-girls-hacker-jeopardy / "HaXXXor Girls," stars of a nude security training video, promoting their product by duct-taping audience members at Hacker Jeaopardy

haxxxor-nude-security-dvd-1 / Producer of "HaXXXor" nude security video, featuring unclothed college students talking tech, with DVD at Defcon convention

haxxxor-nude-security-dvd-2 / Producer of "HaXXXor" nude security video, featuring unclothed college students talking tech, with DVD at Defcon convention

humperdink-defcon-1 / "Humperdink," patrolling the stage of Hacker Jeopardy, and for no obvious reason, generously pouring beer for the audience

humperdink-defcon-2 / "Humperdink," patrolling the stage of Hacker Jeopardy, and for no obvious reason, generously pouring beer for the audience

jaya-baloo / Jaya Baloo, a "lawful interception of IP traffic" (that is, Internet wiretapping) consultant who spoke at Defcon hacker conference

jesus-phreakers / Not Jesus Freaks but Jesus Phreakers, a Christian hacking concern at Defcon conference

jim-mccoy / Jim McCoy of Autonomous Zone Industries, which created the MojoNation application

jim-mccoy-mojonation / Jim McCoy of Autonomous Zone Industries, which created the open-source MojoNation software, speaking at Defcon

jon-lasser-kathleen-ellis / Jon Lasser and Kathleen Ellis, a happy couple at Defcon

kevin-mitnick / Kevin Mitnick, the world's most famous convicted-hacker-turned-author, with telling t-shirt at Defcon conference

las-vegas-light-show / Las Vegas light show in the older part of the city, projected onto the roof of a shopping enclave

las-vegas-light-show-green / Green Las Vegas light show in the older part of the city, projected onto the roof of a shopping enclave

las-vegas-strip / Las Vegas strip at night

las-vegas-strip-paris / Las Vegas strip at night with Paris hotel and casino

las-vegas-strip-paris-ballys / Las Vegas strip at night with the Paris and Bally's hotel and casinos

luxor-hotel-casino-1 / Luxor Hotel casino

luxor-hotel-casino-2 / Luxor Hotel casino

luxor-hotel-lobby / Luxor Hotel lobby

luxor-hotel-pool-pyramid / Luxor Hotel pool and pyramid

luxor-statue / Ram head statue at the Luxor Hotel

microsoft-security-party-1 / Microsoft's invite-only security party at the trendy rooftop bar at The Palms

microsoft-security-party-2 / Microsoft's invite-only security party at the trendy rooftop bar at The Palms

picking-locks / Defcon attendees try their skills at lock picking

priest / Priest, one of the Defcon hacker conference's organziers, with assorted aides de camp

ryan-lackey / Ryan Lackey, a cypherpunk best known for working at HavenCo, a company on the Sealand gun platform in the English Channel

shmoo-group-wifi-robot-1 / Paul Holman (l) and Eric Johanson (r) of "Shmoo Group" collective with prototype robot for sniffing vulnerabilities in wireless networks, at Defcon hacker conference

shmoo-group-wifi-robot-2 / Paul Holman (r) and Eric Johanson (l) of "Shmoo Group" collective with prototype robot for sniffing vulnerabilities in wireless networks, at Defcon hacker conference

spot-the-fed / A federal agent spotted at Defcon hacking convention

vinyl-vanna-defcon-1 / "Vinyl Vanna" doing an extended, never-consummated strip tease during Hacker Jeopardy at Defcon convention

vinyl-vanna-defcon-2 / "Vinyl Vanna" doing an extended, never-consummated strip tease during Hacker Jeopardy at Defcon convention

vinyl-vanna-defcon-3 / "Vinyl Vanna" doing an extended, never-consummated strip tease during Hacker Jeopardy at Defcon convention

vinyl-vanna-defcon-4 / "Vinyl Vanna" doing an extended, never-consummated strip tease during Hacker Jeopardy at Defcon convention

vinyl-vanna-defcon-5 / "Vinyl Vanna" doing an extended, never-consummated strip tease during Hacker Jeopardy at Defcon convention

william-knowles / William Knowles at Defcon hacking convention

winn-schwartau / Winn Schwartau, after Defcon speech

 

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