July 20, 2010
Live hacking demo! In partnership with Dymocks North Sydney, 5:30pm, Thurs 5 August.
The hacker who inspired the hacker charcater in The Genesis Flaw is flying in to join L.A. Larkin at an event that will make you think twice about your internet security. The author and the hacker will discuss the hacking and identity theft scenes in the novel, how real they are, and “fosm” will hack live into a system to demonstrate how easy it is to steal personal information. He will also talk about ways you can make yourself less vulnerable to internet data theft. L.A Larkin will talk about her time at a hackers’ conference, and her central character’s the moral dilemmas when she decides to use hacking to steal information.
When: Thursday 5th August, 5.30pm for 5.45pm start.
Where: Mary Mackillop Place (room location TBC)
80 William Street, North Sydney (5 min walk from North Sydney Station, off Mount Street)
Cost: $5 (light refreshments included)
Bookings through Dymocks North Sydney 02 9956 6771 or firstname.lastname@example.org