An update on that Defcon 17 uber badge on eBay: The current bid is at $3,550.01. That's a steep price indeed. But it is for a great cause.\tFor diehard Defcon attendees, the uber badge is the Holy Grail of badges. It gives the recipient free access to Defcon for life. On the last day of the conference each year, they are given to the top winners of various hacking contests. \tA few observant infosec friends eagerly flagged the listing on Facebook last week. Here are the details, as\u00a0posted on eBay\u00a0by\u00a0Hackers for Charity, a non-profit organization that uses the skills of volunteer technology experts to solve challenges for various non-profits and provides food, equipment, job training, computer education and coordination of these activities for the worlds poorest citizens:\t\t\tThis auction is for one (1) DEFCON 17 \u00dcber Badge.\u00a0\u00a0\t\t\tHackers for Charity received a DEFCON 17 \u00dcber Badge as a donation. \u00a0\t\tThis unique donation provides a creative way to raise money for Hackers for Charity.\u00a0\t\t\tWe are auctioning this one (1) DefCon 17 \u00dcber Badge so that the auction ends the night before DEFCON.\u00a0\u00a0\t\t\tYOU, the winner, can wear use this badge for entry into DEFCON 20. \u00a0We will coordinate with the winner so that Johnny Long can meet him\/her Friday and pick up their \u00dcber Badge.\t\t\tAdditionally, as with any \u00dcber Badge, you are granted free attendance to DEFCON ... for life.\t\t\tThat's right. Never stand in the registration line ever AGAIN!\t\t\tDue to eBay's new charity policies and grant program, 100%, yes ALL,\u00a0of the proceeds go to Hackers for Charity.\tThe bidding period ends tomorrow.