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BlackHat/Defcon Day 0

Defcon is being held at the Riviera Hotel this year. Will it survive?

Defcon is being held at the Riviera Hotel this year. Will it survive ?

In previous years, Defcon has been held at the Alexis Park (now called the Alexis Villas) hotel. Jeff Moss, aka Dark Tangent and founder of Blackhat/Defcon, says he didn't want Defcon to stagnate at the smaller Alexis Park.

In previous years, Defcon has been held at the Alexis Park (now called the Alexis Villas) hotel. Jeff Moss, aka Dark Tangent and founder of Blackhat/Defcon, says he didn’t want Defcon to stagnate at the smaller Alexis Park.

Near the Riviera convention center, several Internet kiosks have been stripped of their screens and ATM/Credit card readers. If you think things are broken now, imagine what the kiosks will look like on Saturday.

Near the Riviera convention center, several Internet kiosks have been stripped of their screens and ATM/Credit card readers. If you think things are broken now, imagine what the kiosks will look like on Saturday.

One kiosk without screen and ATM/Credit card reader

One kiosk without screen and ATM/Credit card reader

Out of order sign on another kiosk

Out of order sign on another kiosk

"Credit Card Reader Not Working"

"Credit Card Reader Not Working"