Category Archives: DIY

February meeting awesomeness and sadness

February was another great meeting. It started with me and ngharo running late then doing the introductions, which there was a lot of. Its always good to see new faces at meetings. Then I broke the sad news that I … Continue reading

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Format string $20 challenge

At the last meeting I showed everyone how to use a format string vulnerability in a password storage app to bypass the master password and pull data out of memory. That is just one way to exploit this type of … Continue reading

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Some awesome useful irssi scripts.

If you dont already know to use scripts you have to put any scripts in: /home/< your_user >/.irssi/scripts/ And to load it into irssi use: /script load < script_name.pl > adv_windowlist.pl – If you have lots of windows open in … Continue reading

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dc414 donations bucket 2.0

A while back we started using a bucket to collect cash donations at meetings and for a while I have been wanting to trick it out. So I was keeping an eye out for things to add other then blinking … Continue reading

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August meeting awesomeness

Klaiviel started us off by giving us a nice show of binary key card hotel locks popular over seas, showed us a 3d printed key for one of his locks, explained pick proof locks from the 40s that are no … Continue reading

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Arduino Windows Attack Tool

A few meetings back I demoed my Arduino Windows attack tool. The Arduino and shield emulate a keyboard when plugged into a PC. Once triggered it opens the DOS edit program, writes some vbscript to a file called go.vbs, then … Continue reading

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Modding a Linksys NAS200 to stay cool.

I got the Linksys NAS200 a while back to hold all my music, movies, and TV shows. For a while it worked great and I really liked being able to do streaming and shit from it but I soon found … Continue reading

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First 2012 meeting recap

January’s meeting had a few kinks but all in all everything went well and we had a few new faces in the crowd. We had some issues with the G+ hangout, but it was our first time and i’m sure … Continue reading

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dc414’s badge program project.

The badge program project is a little game for hackers, crackers, and phreaks. The goal is to facilitate learning in a fun and interesting way. Each badge has a list of achievements you must obtain to be eligible to get … Continue reading

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PXE Boot Primer for Windows

by dw5304 AT dc414.org PXE Boot Primer: Part One We are creating a network boot environment for installing OS and running diagnostic utilities. Configure your DHCP server I chose dd-wrt because of its ability to set the DHCP options for … Continue reading

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