ShmooCon and The Shmoo Group are soliciting papers and presentations for the twelfth annual ShmooCon to be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington D.C. the weekend of January 15, 2016. To those of you who have submitted in the past the call for papers will be familiar. We doRead More →

Because the nuance of what we have been using for the last few years was finally starting to get in the way of clean navigation, we made the jump to something new.  This likely isn’t a permanent solution either, but for now it will get the job done.  Everything shouldRead More →

Yeah it’s happening. We’ve just got about two more weeks of busy family life before we hit the planning in earnest. Dates: January 15-17, 2016 Location: Washington Hilton Start watching for updates to the website around the end of the month.  This includes the CFP and sponsorship information, so toRead More →

The full set of this year’s talks are now up at  Over the next few days we’ll be adding slides, etc but for now it’s just one big long list.  Thanks to Jason Scott and for helping us out with this!Read More →

The Sunday morning 10am talk “The Mile High Club: Getting Root at 40,000 Feet” has been cancelled.  It is being replaced with:   Crypto Without Computers Ben Agre   This is a study of the evolution of cryptography before computers, through what can be done today sans computer.  I willRead More →

Crazy, right? ShmooCon has rented out a showing of Blackhat the movie on Friday night and then donated those tickets back to this year’s conference charities.  You have an opportunity to attend a movie about hackers with a roomful of your favorite hackers all while supporting one of your favoriteRead More →