John McAfee and Demonsaw's Eijah to Present at DEF CON 24

Launch party for Demonsaw 3.0 to be held at DEF CON 24 August 4 - 7, 2016

HARRISON, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) today announced that representatives of its management team will be presenting at DEF CON 24 in Las Vegas on Thursday, August 4 - 7, 2016. MGT Capital will also celebrate the release of Demonsaw 3.0 on Friday, August 5th, 2016.

"DEF CON is the premier hacker convention in the world. Once every year the greatest hacking, programming, and maker minds come together for four days of camaraderie, competition, and an open willingness to share information.  All ages attend DEF CON, bringing together a unique and timeless blend of creativity, curiosity and free and open dialogue about the subjects that matter most to us. There is no judgment, and very few rules. It is within these walls that issues like privacy, warrantless wiretapping, personal liberties, and freedom of digital expression are discussed. Some of the greatest minds living today will wander the halls of this convention, some dressed in shorts and a t-shirt and others in business casual. But make no mistake, we are all here to learn," stated Eric "Eijah" Anderson, founder of Demonsaw and proposed Chief Technology Officer of MGT Capital.

"MGT represents the future of cyber-security as much as the DEF CON audience. We are taking the lead and are forever in the debt of the staff, volunteers, and "Goons" at DEF CON for uniting such an incredible group of thinkers and tinkerers. We invite you all to an exclusive Demonsaw 3.0 event that will welcome the best and brightest of the DEF CON community to an evening of celebration," concluded Eijah.

To register for Eric "Eijah" Anderson's Thursday workshops, DEF CON participants should arrive at the 3rd floor of the Bally's Jubilee Tower to register on site. Workshops will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Las Vegas Ballrooms 1-7. For further details and to register for the Demonsaw 3.0 celebration, attendees can visit:

In its 24th year, DEF CON is one of the world's largest annual hacker conventions. Attendees include anyone with a general interest in software, computer architecture, phone phreaking, hardware modification, and anything else that can be "cracked." DEF CON consists of several tracks of well-known hackers speakers about computer and cracking-related subjects, as well as social events and contests. This year's event is being hosted at the Paris & Bally's in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tickets are available at the door, and there is no pre-registration.

About MGT Capital Investments, Inc. 
MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) is in the process of acquiring a diverse portfolio of cyber security technologies. With cyber security industry pioneer, John McAfee, at its helm, MGT Capital is positioned to address various cyber threats through advanced protection technologies for mobile and personal tech devices, including tablets and smart phones.  The Company is currently in the process of acquiring D-Vasive, a provider of leading edge anti-spy software, and Demonsaw, a provider of a secure and anonymous file sharing software platform. 

MGT Capital intends to change its corporate name to "John McAfee Global Technologies, Inc." upon closing of the D-Vasive transaction.

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Released August 2, 2016