In his own home, a researcher was able to hack various network connected devices that are not computers and mobile phones.
Flashback caused a stir in 2012 when some 650,000 Macs were infected with the malware.
Sources close to the breach investigation tipped off TrustedSec CEO David Kennedy.
This heightened awareness regarding data breach response time has created an interesting dynamic for security professionals.
Black Hat 2014 once again brought in some of the brightest minds in the information security field to showcase their skills. From discussions revolving around privacy, vulnerabilities, and state-sponsored malware, to educational training sessions, this year's event delivered plenty of fodder. Here's a look at the conference action. Photo Credit: Black Hat 2014