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Tuesday, July 25 • 18:00 - 18:55
Cash in the aisles: How gift cards are easily exploited

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It is commonly thought that gift cards must be activated to have any monetary value. Often displayed on countertops and lining grocery store aisles, seemingly worthless unactivated gift cards are free for anyone to grab a handful. However, weaker security features than the average credit card makes these gift cards nearly as valuable as cash. Mass produced, their numbers follow a predictable pattern and have limited built-in security, such as a chip or pin, to prevent fraud.

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William Caput

Information Security researcher and pen-tester. Former Marine and supporter of the EFF.

Tuesday July 25, 2017 18:00 - 18:55 PDT
Ground1234! (The Tuscany, Tuscany Room) 255 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169