Applied Cybersecurity

Events This Quarter

  • Wednesday April 13, 2016, 4:30 – 6:00 pm in Shriram 366

    Locksport: An Introduction to Ethical Lockpicking

    This technical session will focus on non-destructive methods for defeating locks with simple tools you can make yourself. Topics will include basic lock design and a sample of picking, raking, and bypass techniques. Additional time will be devoted to discussing the overlap between physical and cyber security. All attendees are expected to strictly uphold the TOOOL (The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers) Rules of Ethics:

  • Wednesday April 27, 2016, 4:30 – 6:00 pm in Shriram 366

    Slaying SSL Dragons With mitmproxy

    Ever wonder what information your smartphone is giving away? mitmproxy is an open source man-in-the-middle HTTPS proxy that can be used to intercept and modify requests. We will show how you can use it to debug applications, see what data your smartphone is giving away, tamper with APIs, and more. There will be a hands-on demo, so feel free to bring your laptop!

  • Saturday April 30, 2016

    Google CTF

    Interested in learning some hacking techniques? Google is hosting a CTF (Capture the Flag) competition this weekend that is open to anyone who is interested! If you are interested in participating in this or any future CTFs with Stanford, sign up to join the slack channel.

  • Wednesday May 11, 2016, 4:30 – 6:00 pm in Shriram 366

    Web Hacking

    Want to know how hackers steal password databases and take over websites? Come to our technical workshop to get hands-on experience with web hacking. You will attack a website using cross-site scripting and SQL injection and then exploit the famous Heartbleed and Shellshock bugs to take control of the webserver.