I’m a DefCon fan since 1999 and one of my dreams is to attend this prestigious and biggest underground hackers conference. Going to Las Vegas is costly since im back here in the Southern Philippines. Someday i will attend.

Since this conference was attended by underground hackers that does and admit doing illegal activities some of the participants all over the world got arrested. Thats why filming in this event is not allowed to protect the identity of the hackers and no evidence in admitting a crime.

This year a Dateline NBC’s DefCon mole – Michelle Madigan armed with hidden camera, was trying to sneak in as a programmer and tape hackers admitting to illegal activity. Instead, DefCon’s NBC mole uncovered the plot. (more…)