What we do Fragnite (60 person LAN party) Installfest (help installing Linux) Locksport (solve mechanical puzzles) Soldering tutorials: learn to not burn yourself! Red Team Workshop (learn to hak nubs) Tech Symposium (technical white papers) ALSAS (Linux administration for fun and profit)
Membership Benefits: – Help pay for pizza – Members only events (cons, some workshops) – Member Raffle!
IRC Internet Relay Chat http://youtu.be/O2rGTXHvPCQ #swift – Main social channel – Requires thick skin… think 4chan – Pick a good handle – Don’t say stupid things #swift-help – Go here for help – Seriously. Feel free to ask “stupid” questions.
Redefining Terms “But did you, in your three-piece psychology and 1950's technobrain, ever take a look behind the eyes of the hacker? Did you ever wonder what made him tick, what forces shaped him, what may have molded him? I am a hacker, enter my world...”
def: Hacker (n) Hack (v): to cut or shape by or as if by crude or ruthless strokes. Popular Definition: To use one's skill in computer programming to gain illegal or unauthorized access to a file or network Zach’s Def: To manipulate or repurpose a system in a manner not intended by the creator of the system.
def: Hackers (n) Someone who HACKS Hackers gonna hack.
Hacker Values Thinks outside the box (then breaks inside) Seek alternate paths Discontent with accepted norms Re-evaluates everything constantly
Ethical hacking The use of technical skills to manipulate a system constrained by moral and ethical boundries
Hacker Manifesto Yes, I am a criminal. My crime is that of curiosity. My crime is that of judging people by what they say and think, not what they look like. My crime is that of outsmarting you, something that you will never forgive me for. I am a hacker, and this is my manifesto. You may stop this individual, but you can't stop us all... after all, we're all alike. “
Hacking: a way of life Hackers are a vehicle for change Hackerspaces Cons Hackathons CTF A methodology
I wish I knew how to _______ Learning takes effort Skills to help: – Learn linux (e.g. live in linux for a day) – Learn basic networking (tcp, ftp, ssh, etc) – Hang out in #swift-help (or even #swift) – Research cool things! Then tell us what you want to hear about.
Parting Words Welcome to SWIFT! I hope you come back for more