The DEF CON 25 video release train rolls on today with 11 talks from the Wifi Village. From suitcase repeater builds to replace attacks on home security networks, there’s something there for everyone.
Woody, Tim Kuester - GODUMPiNG packet sniffing the Gotenna
Vivek Ramachandran, Nishant Sharma, Ashish Bhangale- Deceptacon
Robert Ghilduta - Designing An Automatic Gain Control
Nick Delewski - Failsafe: Yet Another SimpliSafe Attack Vector
Matt Blaze - Sigint for the rest of us
Eric Escobar - SecureWorks: SDR Replay Attacks On Home Security Systems
Balint Seeber - Hacking Some More of the Wireless World
Andrew Strutt - Suitcase Repeater Build for UHF 70cm
Andrew Strutt - POCSAG Amateur Pager Network
Alexander Zakarov - Large Scale Wireless Monitoring: KISMET Packet Sniffer
Aardvark, Darkmatter - WIGLE Like You Mean It Maximizing Your Wardriving
Enjoy, share and stay tuned!
Hackers owning all the machines at the DEF CON 25 Voting Machine Hacking Village has gotten a lot of press, but the Village also had a roster of talks on the subject from experts like Matt Blaze and Gen. Douglas Lute. The need to reconsider the security of election systems is one of the biggest ideas to come out of DC25, and this playlist is a good way to get yourself up to speed on the state of ballot security.
Jake Braun - Securing the Election Office: A Local Response
Joseph Hall, David Jefferson - Common Misconceptions and False Parallels
Matt Blaze - How did we get here? A history of Voting Technology
Mary Brady, Josh Franklin - The State of US Voting System Security
Joseph Hall - Election Hacking: Legal Considerations from the Civil Side
Harri Hursti - Brief history of election machine hacking
General Douglas Lute - National Security Implications of Voting Attacks
Barbara Simons, David Jefferson - Election Systems: More Than the Booth
As always, pass it on. Share the knowledge.
More on the way.
The wise hacker never underestimates the human factor - unlike machines and code humans are eager to be fooled and notoriously difficult to patch. To help expand your horizons in this crucial skillset we present a bunch of talks from the DEF CON 25 Social Engineering Village.
Yaiza Rubio, Félix Brezo - Heavy Diving For Credentials
Tyler Rosonke - Social Engineering With Web Analytics
Robert Wood - Thematic Social Engineering
Jayson E. Street - Strategies on Securing Your Banks and Enterprises
Helen Thackray - Hackers Gonna Hack , But Do They Know Why?
Fahey Owens - Beyond Phishing – Building & Sustaining a Corporate SE Program
Chris Hadnagy - SE vs Predator: Using SE In Ways I Never Thought
Brent White, Tim Roberts - Skills For A Red Teamer
Billy Boatright - Nor Lose The Common Touch
Michele Fincher - Are You Killing Your Security Program?
Keith Conway, Cameron Craig - Change Agents How to Effect Change in Corporate Culture
John Nye - The Human Factor Why Are We So Bad at Security
As always, take some knowledge, share some knowledge.
Many more videos on the way.
Today’s DEF CON 25 videos come from the Industrial Controls Systems (ICS) Village, where we learn about the security challenges confronting the nervous system of modern life.
For the low, low price of time and attention you get:
Thomas Brandsetter - InSecurity in Building Automation
Joe Weiss - Cyber Security Issues with Level 0 through 1 Devices
Chris Sistrunk - What's the DFIRence for ICS
Bryson Bort, Atlas - Grid Insecurity and How to Really Fix This Shit
Blake Johnson Dissecting Industrial Wireless Implementations
Arnaud Soullié - Fun with Modbus 0x5a Nothing New Still Relevant?
Settle yourself in and get hip to the ICS news. Be the hit of every cocktail party with all your new ideas about DFIR and Modbus!
Pass it on and stay tuned for more.
Another batch of DEF CON 25 talks for your weekend perusal, this time focused on Privacy and pulled from the main speaking track at DEF CON. For those you who can’t get enough presentations on this subject, rest assured that the presentations from the DEF CON 25 Crypto and Privacy Village will follow next week.
Cooper Quintin and Kashmir Hill - The Internet Already Knows I’m Pregnant
Jim Nitterauer - DNS: Devious Name Services Destroying Privacy & Anonymity w/o consent
Peyton Engel - Learning about Government Surveillance Software
Roger Dingledine - Next Generation Tor Onion Services
Richard Thieme - When Privacy Goes Poof! Why It's Gone and Never Coming Back
Tess Schrodinger - Total Recall Implanting Passwords in Cognitive Memory
Weston Hecker - Opt Out or Deauth Trying! AntiTracking Bots & Keystroke Injection
Block out some time, get yourself some hot cocoa and enjoy. As always, spread the love and share the content.
More to come. Stay tuned.
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