Rift Recon CEO Eric Michaud took some time to partake in one of his friend’s new games, “The Box,” at the 22nd Annual DEFCON in Las Vegas this past weekend. “The Box is a mini-contest hosted inside the Defcon 22 Tamper-Evident Village. The premise is simple: defuse a bomb! Make a mistake and get blown…

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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. -Bertrand Russell Every day we hear from people asking about Rift’s Art of Escape class. Our most successful survival training to date seems to be getting an air of urban legend notoriety, complete with the same aura of mystery shrouding it. It’s not that we don’t enjoy…

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At Defcon 21 earlier this month ExploitHub and Rift Recon held #LOLBitcoin, a party at a two story Sky Villa in the Palms Hotel. In order to get in, guests had to solve a multi-phase crypto challenge (Walkthrough posted on the ExploitHub blog) or receive a VIP pass. Here Rift Recon engineer John Norman describes…

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Today at BlackHat USA 2013, Rift Recon and Exploit Hub jointly announced and launched the new ExploitHub Hardware Initiative.  We’re excited to share the news; Rift will be exclusively curating and developing ExploitHub’s new Hardware section – the Hardware Initiative includes two new categories in ExploitHub’s marketplace for Hardware, and associated Firmware, respectively. ExploitHub wrote…

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