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NSA Codebreaker 2018 – Task 6

Loophole – (Smart-Contract Development; Vulnerability Analysis; Exploit Development)

Meeting Notes 1/10

Thanks for a great first meeting for Winter 2019! Here is a link to the slides (requires ONID login): Slides For those of you who were unable to make it, here’s a brief summary of what we went over. Mostly, it was just talking about what’s coming for the rest of the term: Updates on…
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Welcome to Winter 2019!

Happy New Years! Our first meeting will be this Thursday at 7pm in KEC1003, and we will be meeting at the same time/place the whole term. Some things to look forward to for this term: I’m working with NetSPI to have them come back with a more technical presentation and hopefully some labs, so that…
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NSA Codebreaker Challenge 2018 Results

The NSA Codebreaker Challenge finished today, and I’m proud to announce that Oregon State University is the winner! We also had the most people complete Task 5 and 2 people complete Task 7, which is awesome! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Codebreaker Challenge, it is a CTF-style event put on every…
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Cyberforce Competition 2018 Results

I’m thrilled to announce that OSUSEC placed 1st at the Cyberforce Competition last weekend at PNNL, and 3rd nationwide out of 70 teams! I’m very proud of everyone’s hard work, and am already excited with new ideas for next year. The university is sending out a press release on Thursday so I’ll update this post…
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Meeting Notes 11/15

Thanks for a great last meeting for the Fall term! I gave a talk on all of the low-level architecture and x86 assembly content needed to get started with binary pwning, here is a link to the slides. Hopefully, this is enough to get you all started! Have a great winter break!

Meeting Notes 11/1

Thanks to Karl Fosaaen from NetSPI for the awesome presentation on an introduction to penetration testing! Remember, if you want to learn about these things on your own, please make sure to do it on your own network and devices. I’ll update this post with a link to the slides when they become available. I…
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Meeting Notes 10/25

Thanks to Emily for the great talk on SIEMs (Security Incident and Event Management)! Here is a link to the slides. Announcements from tonight’s meeting: Make sure to RSVP for the NetSPI event happening next week (during our normal meeting time)! Here is a link to the form. Oct. 25 is the last day to…
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HITCON CTF 2018 – EV3 Basic

Link to GitHub Even though this was a pretty simple challenge, I really enjoyed it and wanted to do a write-up for it anyways. EV3 is the latest generation of the LEGO Mindstorms robots, and thanks to this challenge I know a lot more about the Mindstorms Communication and Firmware Developer Kits than I ever…
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Meeting Notes 10/18

Thanks Zach for the awesome presentation tonight on Network Security Monitoring! I’ll update this post with a link to the slides once they are available. Announcements from tonight’s meeting: Make sure you are on Discord/SLI. Links are on the homepage for those. We will be hosting NetSPI on November 1st. They will be bringing pizza,…
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