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  • #31
    lgreen84: Thanks for the notice, Forum created:
    https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...ter-hacking-aa

    Jackadaniel: Thanks to you too, Forum created:
    https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...competition-aa

    FYI: the site for Beard and Moustache http://dcbmc.com/ appears to have the modern equivalent of Apache httpd "It Worked!". I deleted the first tweet that mentioned it, and created a new one that says site: TBA (maint)

    Tweets sent out for both of these contests.

    Good luck!
    Last edited by TheCotMan; March 11, 2015, 13:32.

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    • #32
      warl0ck gam3z will be back.....let the gam3z continue!

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      • #33
        I was surprised that somehow I had over looked this.

        The Wireless Village will be returning again this year along with the Wireless Capture The Flag contest. The WCTF will be held in the Village area versus the contest area as we have for the past three years.

        Looking forward to another great year of introducing new and exciting things in the RF world to Deacon attendee's.

        DaKahuna
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        Will Hack for Bandwidth

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        • #34
          Tonight, I will be adding the latest forums for those that have indicated the return of their contests/events since the last update.

          NOTE: You should be able to contact contests@defcon.org if you are planning to run a contest or event this year. If you have questions about RFI, please contact them at that email address.

          NOTE 2: If you have a *returning* contests/event or in some way, you have been contacted by email in previous years for running a contests/event, or your email was provided to previous department heads of Contests/Events, *please* check the account for same email address you have previously used, and LOOK IN YOUR SPAM FOLDER. Because of "reasons" many spam filters appear to be dropping mail from contests@defcon.org into a spam folder, or blocking them.

          NOTE 3: I am *NOT* a contest/event goon! It is not my department. None of the information I provide is ever authoritative for Contests/Events. What I provide are suggestions based on past experience and the best info I can offer.

          After I complete the addition of the last round of forums for those contests/events indicated as returning, I will be sending an email to all of you by your forum-registered email address to remind you to submit your information, and re-state all of the information in this post.

          Thanks!
          -Cot

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          • #35
            Originally posted by Deviant Ollam View Post
            DEFCON Shoot is also going to be back, along with quite possibly the SiscoCoon's Hacker War Games run & gun competition.
            the registration page is up and running for this year's DEFCON Shoot, so please let us know if you're interested by signing up so we can gauge how many canopies, tables, etc. that we need.

            http://deviating.net/firearms/defcon...istration.html
            "I'll admit I had an OiNK account and frequented it quite often… What made OiNK a great place was that it was like the world's greatest record store… iTunes kind of feels like Sam Goody to me. I don't feel cool when I go there. I'm tired of seeing John Mayer's face pop up. I feel like I'm being hustled when I visit there, and I don't think their product is that great. DRM, low bit rate, etc... OiNK it existed because it filled a void of what people want."
            - Trent Reznor

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            • #36
              Originally posted by b1u3w1r3 View Post
              warl0ck gam3z will be back.....let the gam3z continue!
              Forum created: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...rlock-games-aa
              Description copied from last year: Participants try their skills with digital forensics, physical security, and other challenges from an exploit team. (site)

              Please let me know if it should be updated, and if so, to what.




              Originally posted by DaKahuna View Post
              I was surprised that somehow I had over looked this.

              The Wireless Village will be returning again this year along with the Wireless Capture The Flag contest. The WCTF will be held in the Village area versus the contest area as we have for the past three years.

              Looking forward to another great year of introducing new and exciting things in the RF world to Deacon attendee's.
              The Wireless village was previously created: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...reless-village
              Description from last year: Everything you always wanted to know about wireless (802.11, bluetooth, RFID) and Amateur Radio all in one place. The Defcon 23 Wireless Village is the place you will want to be. Stop by, listen, learn and have fun. (twitter)

              Please let me know if it should be updated, and to what.

              Added new forum for Wireless Capture the Flag: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...tf-wifi-ctf-aa
              Description copied from last year:
              Multi-part contest to capture the flag, centered on WiFi.

              Please let me know if it should be changed and to what.




              Originally posted by Deviant Ollam View Post
              the registration page is up and running for this year's DEFCON Shoot, so please let us know if you're interested by signing up so we can gauge how many canopies, tables, etc. that we need.

              http://deviating.net/firearms/defcon...istration.html
              We already have a forum for the unofficial DEF CON Shoot: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...l-defcon-shoot
              Description copied from last year: Las Vegas, targets, people, weapons, fun. (site.)




              From Twitter, we have notice that Wall of Sheep plans to return:
              https://twitter.com/wallofsheep/stat...54130397462528 (Announcement in a CFP for their DEF CON village talks / workshops)


              Forum 1: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...-the-packet-aa
              Description copied from last year: TBA (site), (twitter)

              Forum 2: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...s-workshops-aa
              Description copied from last year: TBA (site), (twitter)

              Forum 3: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...t-detective-aa
              Description copied from last year: TBA (site), (twitter)

              Forum 4: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...ll-of-sheep-ae
              Description copied from last year: Are you a sheep? Maybe you are and don't know it. Think you can herd the sheep to slaughter? Do it! This is the Wall of Sheep. (site), (twitter)


              If any should be removed or changed, please let me know.


              Not posted here. Last year, the FTC had a contest "Zapping Rachael" to make a contest out of finding ways to deal with telemarketers.

              It looks like they will be returning: http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech...ontest/106941/

              Forum created, with generic description: https://forum.defcon.org/forum/defco...allers-contest

              Description (generic) created:
              Last year at DEF CON 22, "Zapping Rachael," was the contest. The FTC returns to host a new contest to stop robocallers.


              Forums all created.

              We do not require organizers use forums for updates. We make them available so they can be used if desired by attendees, participants, organizers, and members. If you have a different location that you prefer people to use other than the forums, you or we can add a thread with a URL directing people to it.


              Please let me know if name or contect of description should be changed for any of the above.

              Thanks!

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