Archive for January, 2023

DC404 Hybrid Meeting – January 21st

Monday, January 23rd, 2023 by narknet

Saturday January 21st is your DC404 hybrid meeting


A number of dc404 members met in person at Manual’s Tavern for the March 19, 2022 dc404 meeting.

To accommodate members who wish to meet both in person and virtually, we will host hybrid meetings starting with the Saturday May 21, 2022 dc404 meeting.

If you attend in person please respect other members in their choice of masking or not.

The meeting speaker will be streamed to both the in person and online meetings.

We are experimenting with how to run a hybrid meeting so like all hacking we expect issues but like hacking, we will improvise, adapt, and overcome.

NOTICE: The in person meeting will be back in our regular space, the Manuel’s Tavern First Level Room.

The in person meeting space will open at 13:00 on Saturday so that people will have time to connect and work out any technical issues.

The meeting will start at 14:00.

To attend online use the DC404 Big Blue Button meeting space is graciously hosted by DC404 member npcomp.

Big Blue Button is a WebRTC based open source video teleconferencing platform supported by all major browsers, including Chrome, FireFox, Safari, and Safari Mobile. For best results on desktop and laptops, Chrome or Firefox is recommended. For Chromebooks the built-in Chrome browser is recommended.

The hybrid meeting space will open at 13:00 on Saturday so that people will have time to connect and work out any technical issues.

The meeting will start at 14:00.

No registration or email address is required, just enter your preferred handle. To join the meeting from your browser use this link:


Xavier Ashe will be presenting:

Supply Chain Attacks in the Wild

A presentation given to a group of developers in December 2022 to educate them on what type of attacks are occurring in public repositories. We will define Supply Chain Attacks in this context, look at actual attacks that have occurred recently and some that are ongoing, and review ways to ensure that you stay safe while using public repos like Pypi, NPM, and others.

Xavier Ashe is currently a Senior Vice President in Truist’s Security Operations division and the Chairman of the Board for the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Information Security Society. Xavier is a Georgia Institute of Technology alumnus and has over 29 years of leadership experience in information security, working for various vendors and consulting firms, including IBM, Gartner, and Carbon Black. Xavier was the first hire at the startup Drawbridge Networks, where he was instrumental in bringing the first microsegmentation solution for servers and workstations to market. Mr. Ashe holds many industry certifications, including CISM, CISSP, ITIL, and SOA. Xavier is accomplished speaker and has presented at many security conferences including DefCon, BSides, Splunk .conf, SANS, and others.


We will be running the NetKotH CTF.

If you would like to play along in the CTF follow these instructions ( and hack away with your favorite tools such as Kali Linux, Parrot Linux, or ArchStrike Linux.


More information about NetKotH can be found here:

How To Get Started Hacking


DC404 challenge coins are now available.

Email [email protected] if you are interested.

Coins are $5 each and shipping is available.

DC404 Challenge Coin

Atlanta Locksport will be meeting conjointly with DC404 and is the official sponsor of our lock pick village.

To find out more about Atlanta LockSport visit their web site at

You can sign up for the Atlanta LockSport email list and discord channel at


The in person meetings are at Manuel’s Tavern. Free parking is behind Manuel’s and across North Highland next to the laundromat.

We meet in the First Level Room:

From the front entrance on North Highland, immediately turn right, go past the bathrooms to the First Level room.

From the back parking lot entrance, go all the way to the front doors, turn left, go past the bathrooms to the First Level room.


Manuel’s Tavern
602 North Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307


All ages/skill levels welcome. No dues, feel free to bring new friends.

Our Home page:


DC404 Atlanta Cybersecurity Engineers Discord Server Channel

GENERAL -> dc404

Discord Invite Code:


Sign up for the chat/discussion list – it’s low traffic, keeps you in the loop, and enables you to communicate with the other DC404 folks:


IRC Channel: #dc404

Web IRC:


Our calendar:

Test Post

Monday, January 23rd, 2023 by Taylor Banks

Test post for January 23, 2023