DC404 Virtual Meeting – July 17th

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 by narknet

Saturday July 17th is your DC404 virtual meeting

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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 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:

https://rsvz.userserviceable.com/b/adm-6j7-gvt

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Scott Jones will present: Negative Space Signaling: A Threat to Election Integrity?

The aftermath of the 2020 election in Georgia has produced many questions regarding election integrity, including the integrity of the state’s recently purchased Ballot Marking Devices, used statewide, which produce paper records for each voter.

In the interest of improving election transparency, there have been calls to release digital scans of all ballots, which are presumably de-identified. However, it will be demonstrated that markings in the unused space of the paper ballots can allow, either intentionally or unintentionally, “out of band” messages to be passed through publicly disclosed digital copies of the ballots, which can then threaten election integrity.

Scott M. Jones is acting director of Electronic Frontiers Georgia, a local activist group promoting and advocating for the protection of online civil liberties. Mr. Jones is also the Director of the Electronic Frontiers Forums track at DragonCon, a lecture series covering the intersection of technology, law, activism, and society. Mr. Jones has been involved in advocacy for Internet- and technology-related civil liberties since the mid-1990’s. In his day job, Mr. Jones is a system administrator for a small startup and consulting firm in the insurance industry.

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We will have time after the presentation for people to to share what they are working on. Your project doesn’t have to be complete and slides are not required (like show-n-tell).

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We will be running the NetKotH CTF.

If you would like to play along in the CTF follow these instructions (http://koth.userserviceable.com/netkoth.html) and hack away with your favorite tools such as Kali Linux, Parrot Linux, or ArchStrike Linux.

https://www.kali.org/

https://parrotlinux.org/download.php

https://archstrike.org/

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More information about NetKotH can be found here:

https://netkoth.org/

How To Get Started Hacking

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Sorry, Atlanta LockSport will not be unable to host lock pick village hosted.

To find out more about Atlanta LockSport visit their web site at https://atlantalocksport.org/

You can sign up for the Atlanta LockSport email list and discord channel at https://atlantalocksport.org/contact.html

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

Our Home page: https://dc404.org

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DC404 Atlanta Cybersecurity Engineers Discord Server Channel

GENERAL -> dc404

Discord Invite Code: https://discord.gg/eHm7NnZ

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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:

http://lists.kaos.to/listinfo.cgi/dc404-chat-kaos.to

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IRC Channel: #dc404 irc.libera.chat

Web IRC: https://web.libera.chat/#dc404

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Our calendar: https://dc404.org/calendar/

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