APT – June 9 2019

Def Con 919 Presents – APT Advanced Persistent Threats

https://www.meetup.com/DefCon919/events/254915320/

When:
Sunday, June 9, 4 PM

ALL levels of experience, skill, and interest are welcome and encouraged to join us. You do not have to be a “hacker” to attend.  There are no memberships, dues, or fees.  If you want to contribute to the group, please volunteer your time and experience or you can donate $ via the paypal button at the bottom of the page.

A Series of [un]Fortunate Events
Because, sometimes you win get lucky. Regardless of an organization’s size – anyone can be a target. Its all about the $money$. This session will provide an overview of a notable APT’s methodology, what can be done to protect yourself from such threats and of course, some fun dumpster fireside stories on how both the defenders and the APTs have failed miserably at their efforts (sanitized to protect the guilty), and what they should have done better!

4:00 – 6:00 Advanced Persistent Threat Discussion
6:00 – 8:00 Open discussion at a nearby bar

 

Where:  150 Fayetteville St #1400, Raleigh, NC 27601

 

CTF Meeting – June 14 2019

To All the Hackers of DC919:
https://www.meetup.com/DefCon919/events/262061475/


Hope this finds you well! Are you trying to up your game for CTF challenge? Can we help?
Knowing the enemy or preparing to pen-test, the hacking challenges represent real-world puzzles every day.

To help with this, DC919 will be hosting a conference call hack session on the 2nd Friday of this month, June 14th from 7-11. Here we hope to hack common vulnerable images, on our own machines.

Each month we’ll announce a new image that will be our target. Prepare by installing VMWare, VBox, or Whatever, download the image and making sure you can ping it before we get started. Loop into Slack if you need help with this.

All skill levels are welcome, but this is a peer-learning event without a leader. Newbs will want to partner with someone experienced. Everyone will work at their own pace and discuss the challenge in Real Time on the call.

Thanks for reading, and considering!

This month we’ll be working on:
https://www.vulnhub.com/entry/dc-6,315/

Conferences – July-2019

Def Con 919 Presents – Def Con 27, Hacker Conference Prep & More!

Def Con 27 & Hacker Con Prep

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019, 4:00 PM

3 Ethical Hackers Attending

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When:
Sunday, July 14, 4 PM

ALL levels of experience, skill, and interest are welcome and encouraged to join us. You do not have to be a “hacker” to attend.  There are no memberships, dues, or fees.  If you want to contribute to the group, please volunteer your time and experience or you can donate $ via the paypal button at the bottom of the page.

 

Def Con, BSides, Derby, Infosec, Cackalacky. So many conferences, but what can you actually do and how do you get the most out of your experience there?

This month we will focus on conferences, mostly Def Con and BSidesLV conference preparations, but we’ll also discuss BSides RDU, InfoSeCon, and Cackalacky Con. All the logistics and activities available can be overwhelming and leaving you with FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out). We’ll discuss how to make it easier on yourself and plan ahead to get the most out of the conference.

We will start with the usual announcements and a brief overview of conferences. Then a round table discussion, where you are welcome to, but not required to speak. Come with questions or advice for others. We’ll move into open discussion if we run out of conference topics.

4:00 – 6:00 Conference Discussion
6:00 – 8:00 Open discussion at a nearby bar

Where:  150 Fayetteville St #1400, Raleigh, NC 27601

 

Threat Hunting – May 19 2019

Def Con 919 Presents – Threat Hunting

https://www.meetup.com/DefCon919/events/254915320/

When:
Sunday, May 19, 2 PM

ALL levels of experience, skill, and interest are welcome and encouraged to join us. You do not have to be a “hacker” to attend.  There are no memberships, dues, or fees.  If you want to contribute to the group, please volunteer your time and experience or you can donate $ via the paypal button at the bottom of the page.

This session is going to be longer than normal to get through all the content. Also if you already have an idea of what threat hunting is, you can skip the first hour and just attend the hands on lab.  Details to download the lab will be posted later.

2:00 – 3:00 Intro to Threat Hunting presentation
3:00 – 6:00 Hands on threat hunting lab
6:00 – 8:00 Open discussion at Raleigh Times Bar

 

Where:

 

Lightning Talks – April 14 2019

Lightning Talks!!

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019, 4:00 PM

34 Ethical Hackers Went

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Prefetch Files: Program Execution by: Mr Forensics

Agenda:
ALL levels of experience, skill, and interest are welcome and encouraged to join us. You do not have to be a “hacker” to attend.

Planning for upcoming conference shenanigans and doing lightning talks on tips for conference talks or whatever other topics come up.

• 4 PM Lightning Talks at Durham County Library – South Regional Library 4505 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713
• 6 PM Open Discussion at Bralie’s Sports Bar 1725 Carpenter Fletcher Rd, Durham, NC 27713

Where:

CACKALACKY CON – MAY 31 – JUNE 2

CackalackyCon will take place May 31 – June 2, 2019 at The Sheraton Chapel Hill.

Tickets are available online now for $40, you can also buy a ticket for a student.

Tickets will also be available at the door for $50.  Show your student ID at the door for a student ticket while supplies last.

Many DC919 members will be in attendance supporting the community by volunteering for villages, giving presentations, showing off side projects, or simply attending.  Be sure to let the group or Bace16 know if there’s anything you want to do or get help with for the con.

Keep an eye on the official CackalackyCon website or Twitter for more details as they announced.

SIEM – February 10 2019

Def Con 919 Presents – Firewalls

Network Security – SIEM

Sunday, Feb 10, 2019, 4:00 PM

22 Ethical Hackers Attending

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When:
Sunday, February 10, 4 PM

ALL levels of experience, skill, and interest are welcome and encouraged to join us. You do not have to be a “hacker” to attend.

Network Security – SIEM
DC919 will be hosting an introduction class on network security including SIEM. It will give you an overview of how to secure a network and some hands on with a few tools to get started.

This class is open to anyone that would like to participate or observe. Additional details will be provided later for the requirements to participate.

Agenda:
• 4:00 Network Security – SIEM at Durham County Library – South Regional Library 4505 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713
• 5:30 Clean up the library room
• 6:00 Open Discussion at Bralie’s Sports Bar 1725 Carpenter Fletcher Rd, Durham, NC 27713

Where:

Reverse Engineering – January 13 2019

Def Con 919 Presents – Reverse Engineering

Reverse Engineering

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019, 3:00 PM

17 Ethical Hackers Attending

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When:
Sunday, January 13, 3 PM
We’re starting earlier to get through more material.

ALL levels of experience are welcome! It helps to have some knowledge of a high-level programming language like C, Python, or Java, but we’ll cover the basics if necessary. You do not have to be a “hacker” to attend.

Software reverse engineering is an incredibly valuable skill to have in your arsenal. From CTF competitions to vulnerability discovery, analysis, and exploitation, it’s often necessary to delve into the low-level inner workings of a software sample to get the job done. Knowing how software operates at a low level will also make you a better developer!

Software RE can be a daunting discipline to pick up for even experienced software and security professionals, simply due to the intimidating breadth of knowledge that can be required just to get started. This workshop aims to outline your foray into RE and focus on the foundational skills needed to learn quickly and be successful. We may even solve some crackmes! You didn’t think you’d get out of this without some hands-on practice, did you?

The examples in this workshop will require a 64-bit Intel Linux system (virtual, Windows with WSL, or native) to run. There is also a Docker image at 3pidemix/reveng with the necessary environment configured to run the examples. Labs and setup instructions can be found here: https://goo.gl/tcyZ3a Please review them prior to the workshop if you plan to participate in the hands-on labs.

Agenda:
3:00 Intro and announcements
3:10 Reverse Engineering Presentation
5:30 Clean-up the room
6:00 Drinking at Carolina Ale House

Main Meeting at 3 PM:

Bar Meeting at 6 PM:

Firewalls and IPS/IDS – March 10 2019

Def Con 919 Presents – Firewalls

Network Security – Firewalls and IPS/IDS

Sunday, Mar 10, 2019, 4:00 PM

58 Ethical Hackers Went

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As requested, here are the slides from this event:

Bace16’s presentation on Firewalls/VPN

Wavelength’s presentation on IDPS/Security Onion

When:
Sunday, March 10, 4 PM

ALL levels of experience, skill, and interest are welcome and encouraged to join us. You do not have to be a “hacker” to attend.

Network Security – Firewalls and IPS/IDS
DC919 will be hosting an introduction class on network security including Firewalls and IPS/IDS. It will give you an overview of how to secure a network and some hands on with a few tools to get started.

This class is open to anyone that would like to participate or observe. Additional details will be provided later for the requirements to participate. We will be using the latest version of Security Onion: https://github.com/Security-Onion-Solutions/security-onion/blob/master/Verify_ISO.md

Agenda:
• 4:00 Network Security and Firewalls at Durham County Library – South Regional Library 4505 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713
• 5:30 Clean up the library room
• 6:00 Open Discussion at Bralie’s Sports Bar 1725 Carpenter Fletcher Rd, Durham, NC 27713

Where:

December 16 2018 – Social and Swag Swap

Def Con 919 Presents – Social and Swap

Holiday Social and T-Shirt Swap

Sunday, Dec 9, 2018, 4:00 PM

25 Ethical Hackers Attending

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When:
Sunday, December 16th, 4 PM

Bring your unwanted conference T-shirt, socks, and other swag to give away and pick up something you like.

BSides RDU 2018 T-Shirts will be available.
BSides Raleigh 2017 and 2015 T-Shirts – Very limited sizes and supply.

Anything unclaimed at the end will go to the Durham Rescue Mission.

Meeting at The Cave
It’s in the small alley way next to Carolina Brewery down the flight of narrow stairs.
We’ll be meeting in the back room.

Parking at P1
Most nearby lots say permits are only enforced on weekdays, but some are 24/7.