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Hackers descend upon Las Vegas for Black Hat, Def Con conventions




In this July 30, 2010 photo, Stephan Vanderbild of Germany participates in a capture the flag competition during the DefCon hacker conference in Las Vegas.
In this July 30, 2010 photo, Stephan Vanderbild of Germany participates in a capture the flag competition during the DefCon hacker conference in Las Vegas.
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This week in Las Vegas, while gamblers are risking it all at casinos, there are two gatherings where people are taking absolutely no chances when it comes to online security.

Venture Beat reporter Richard Byrne Reilly joins Take Two from the Black Hat and Def Con conventions where, once a year, the world's top hackers leave their online chat rooms and actually meet face-to-face.