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The Last HOPE Isn’t What You Think

I just listened to an older episode of Off The Hook and host Emmanuel Goldstein just explained that The Last HOPE conference is not literally the last HOPE conference ever to occur. It’s more for in conversation. Example: “Did you attend the Last HOPE conference?” “Yup!” With that cleared up, the next HOPE will be called, oddly enough, the Next ...

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The Last HOPE Talks Available Online

It’s been a few weeks since we attended the Last HOPE Conference but it’s still fresh in our minds. For those of you who didn’t get a chance to attend or missed some of the great talks, there is good news to be had. 2600 has kindly put up all of the talks on their website, including both streaming and ...

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The Last HOPE: Citizen Engineer

HOPE may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep building things and experimenting. Our good pal Phillip Torrone from MAKE and the famous Ladyada from Adafruit Industries have teamed up to created a video series dubbed “Citizen Engineer.” In the series (which premiered at HOPE), Torrone and company run through DIY, soldering, hacking, phreaking and more. You’ll learn ...

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The Last HOPE Concludes

Well, it’s Sunday night and the Last HOPE Conference has concluded. It’s hard for me to reflect back, seeing as I never attended HOPE before. I noticed the place was dead today as vendors packed up and groups gathered to finish activities and chat. It really makes me think that the hacking of yesteryear is dead and that a new ...

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The Last HOPE: Holy Shit, That’s A Lot of Sliders

On Sunday, nearly all the LEGOs were gone. Needless to say, we were heartbroken, but then we came upon this redeeming build. A construct of White Castle slider boxes. What do you think it is? We have no idea. One thing is for certain, we’re getting a Crave Case for dinner tonight.

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The Last HOPE: Methods of Copying High Security Keys

The Netherlands-based locksporting group Toool held a panel at HOPE discussing new and advanced opening techniques for high security locks. We sat in on this two hour discussion with Barry Wels and Han Fey commenting on some unorthodox approaches to key copying. The speakers mentioned how easy it is to copy even the most exclusive of key profiles, which in ...

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The Last HOPE: The Coat Room

Get real: this is a hacker conference. There’s no coat room, silly! But check out this server coat room! That’s right, a “coat check” for live servers. Bring your own, get set up and don’t forget to check out the Telehacking across the way. We wrote one of our friend’s cell number on the table near the payphones. We hope ...

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The Last HOPE: My Fix

What was I doing during the conference? Drinking Club-Mate and playing a Galaga rip-off. Hit the jump to see my look of disappointment:

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The Last HOPE: Capture The Flag

PacketWars had its own project going on the expo floor. Complete with a referee who was ready to smack any hacker who steps out of the line with any shenanigans that violate the terms of service. It’s competitive network combat, no holds barred. Bring your own laptop, plug in and defend your territory. .

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The Last HOPE: Screen Printing

A sign for screen printing was posted in the “Hackerspace Village” when we arrived Saturday. As we stood there watching them make imprints in shirts, they asked us for help (hackers are so friendly!) and well, this helped us get a closer look into how they were making these sweet Darth Vader designs on t-shirts. The Hacktory was showing off ...

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