Just look at the face: it's vacant, with a hint of sadness. Like a drunk who's lost a bet.
—Dianne describing a zombie in the movie “Shaun of the Dead”
It’s coming. In just two weeks security pros, crackers, hackers and other interested parties will swarm Las Vegas to learn, share and let off some steam.
We feel it’s our duty to warn the uninitiated and inexperienced. As a public service, your friends at SpiderLabs offer the following tips to help you avoid the Dehydrated N00b Zombie Virus (DNZV) to which some poor souls succumb each year at Black Hat USA, DEF CON, DEF CON Skytalks and BSides Las Vegas. You’ll read tips similar to last year’s, but they’re still relevant reminders to help ensure an unscathed departure on Sunday.