Friday, August 12, 2016

ekoparty: Call for Papers 2016 is officially Open!

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**ekoparty security conference 2016 Call for Papers is Open!**


ekoparty security conference
Training October 24-25, 2016
Conference October 26-28, 2016
Buenos Aires




We are really proud to announce the 12th annual edition of the Ekoparty Security Conference.


Once again, in this unique event, security specialist from all over Latin America and the world will have the chance to get acquainted with the most important research from this year.


Ekoparty has become the most important technical conference in Latin America, which keeps offering the deepest knowledges in the field. In this year's edition of ekoparty, we are expecting to bring together more than 3000 security specialists.


During the 3-day high voltage lectures, you also can enjoy activities like our famous LOCKPICKING VILLAGE, the WIFI ATTACK LABORATORY, a WARDRIVING around the City, free WORKSHOPS, the most important CAPTURE THE FLAG in Latin America and not forgetting of course, our amazing parties!


Again in this twelveth edition:


* ekoparty will recognize the achievements of Latin American researchers, along with the best research projects. Stay tuned!


The ekoparty organization team is kindly inviting anyone who is interested in showing and sharing their research and/or developments in the field of Information Security.


**Suggested Topics**


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • 0 days
  • Satellite Hacking
  • Web Security
  • Privacy
  • Embedded Systems Technologies
  • GSM, GPRS and CDMA Security
  • RFID Security
  • VoIP Security
  • Lockpicking
  • Wireless Security
  • Exploitation
  • IPv6 Security
  • Attack and Defense Techniques
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Application Security, Testing, Fuzzing
  • Code Auditing
  • Virtualization Security
  • Malicious Code
  • Databases Security
  • Packet Pungas
  • Viruses, Worms, and Trojans
  • e-crime, Phishing and Botnets
  • Malware, Crimeware
  • e-voting madness
  • Banking Security
  • Phreaking
  • Unit 61398 Asado techniques
  • Hardware hacking
  • Cryptography
  • Forensics & AntiForensics


* All the lectures are going to be simultaneously translated in both English and Spanish breaking any language barrier.


Consideration will be given first to ORIGINAL work and content that has not been duplicated at any other security or networking conference prior to October 1st, 2016. Submissions with video links will be given preference.


**submission types**


  • Full length talks (50 minutes)
  • Turbo talks (20 minutes)
  • Hands-on Workshops (120 minutes)
  • Trainings (1 or 2 days)


* Speakers including a Hands-on Workshop proposal earn extra points in the CFP.


**important dates**


  • April 22 - CFP is Open
  • August 22 - CFP is Closed
  • September 12 - Notification to Authors
  • October 24 & 25 - ekoparty trainings
  • October 26, 27 & 28 - ekoparty security conference


**speakers benefits**


  • Round-trip airfare ticket
  • Accommodation
  • ekoparty's ASADO (BBQ)
  • Extra ticket to the conference


**trainer benefits**


  • 50% net profit of the Training
  • 3 days accommodation
  • ekoparty's ASADO (BBQ)
  • Ticket to the conference


**extra activities**


We are looking for new activities to be performed in parallel to the conference. Send us your proposal to: organizacion@ekoparty.org


Submit your abstract here:


Questions? Email cfp at ekoparty dot org


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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Slogan Contest #eko12 - Time Extension!

Deadline for submitting the slogans has been extended until July 1st!
The prize for the winner is a free conference ticket and a t-shirt with the slogan.


Some questions you should ask yourself before sending in your slogan:

-Will it look good on the home page of www.ekoparty.org?
-Would I like to wear a shirt that says that?
-Is it publicly appropriate?
-Does it represent the ekoparty's culture and mission?

To participate you have to send your proposal by mail to slogan12@ekoparty.org, subject: slogan12. Once the proposal sending stage finishes online voting will open. Stay tuned!

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Slogan Contest is now open!

The prize for the winner is a free conference ticket and a t-shirt with the slogan.



Some questions you should ask yourself before sending in your slogan:

-Will it look good on the home page of www.ekoparty.org?
-Would I like to wear a shirt that says that?
-Is it publicly appropriate?
-Does it represent the ekoparty's culture and mission?

To participate you have to send your proposal by mail to slogan12@ekoparty.org, subject- slogan12. You have until June, 1st, so there is still time. Once the proposal sending stage finishes online voting will open. Stay tuned!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

talks at ekoparty security conference 2015 #eko11

 We are pleased to announce the list of talks that we'll have at #eko11

Keynote:

  • Winter is Coming - Iván Arce - Argentina

Talks:

  • Vot.Ar: una mala eleccion - Iván Ariel Barrera Oro - Argentina
  • Breaking Vault - Fernando Russ  - Argentina
  • Crozono: Cracking the security perimeter with drones - Pablo Romanos & Sheila Berta - Argentina
  • Fuzzing browsers for finding exploitable bugs - Nicolas Trippar - Argentina
  • Windows SMEP bypass: U=S - Nicolas Economou & Enrique Nissim - Argentina
  • IR transformation synthesis for assembly instructions - Sebastian Fernandez - Argentina
  • SSL certs massive analysis and medical device/app fingerprinting with netdb - Bertin Bervis - Costa Rica
  • Recovering SAP RFC Credentials from Network Traffic - Emiliano Fausto - Argentina
  • Exploiting GSM and RF to Pwn your Phone -  Manuel Moreno & Francisco Cortes - Chile
  • Faux Disk Encryption: Realities of Secure Storage on Mobile Devices - Drew Suarez & Daniel Mayer - USA
  • Hackeando Carros en Latinoamerica - DragonJAR - Colombia
  • Learn about the enemy - Moonbeom Park - Korea del Sur
  • Satellite TV Receivers: from remote control to root shell - Sofiane Talmat - Algeria
  • System updates, Attack and Defense -  Sofiane Talmat - Algeria
  • The Console Gaming AppSec Model - Conor Walsh - USA
  • Warranty Void If Label Removed: Attacking MPLS Networks - Georgi Geshev - United Kingdom
  • Why app stores cannot be trusted: ROP as a Service - Marc Blanchou - USA
  • Secure DevOps is possible: How osquery is built - Javier Marcos & Teddy Reed - España & USA   
We already started to upload all this talks to the web all with their description and speaker bios. They are going to be available at the speakers section..

We'll be finish with the workshops list soon!



Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Pre CTF #eko11

The ekoparty Pre-CTF 2015 is a competition targeted for all the enthusiasts and computer security professionals out there trying to put their skills to the test! The idea of the pre-competition is to serve as a bit of a warm-up for the CTF at this year's ekoparty .The pre-competition consists of a diverse set of challenges from different categories that must be solved. Each challenge is scored and the participant with the most points at the end of the competition will be named the winner.

The proposed categories are:

  • Web application security
  • Reverse engineering
  • Exploiting
  • Cryptography
  • Miscellaneous (challenges that do not fit into the above categories)

Prize - The Top 5 will receive a free ticket to the ekoparty 2015 event (+ goodies).
 

Rules:
  1. The pre CTF it's jeopardy like on line game, accessible from internet, lasts one week ( from September 12 to 19  GMT -3)
  2. The pre CTF can be played by teams or individuals
  3. The prize is the honour. But there is also one conference ticket + t shirt + ekoparty mug
  4. The prize may only be claimed by one individual, not every team member. The top 5 on the ranking will receive prizes.
  5. The player must provide a real point of contact for future notifications and claiming the prize.
  6. The player must provide a write-up with the solutions to be able to claim the prize.
  7. The write-up must be provided up to two days after the end of the game.
  8. The players who misbehave will be immediately disqualified:
    • Sharing solutions
    • Attack computers or applications that where not designed for the contest
    • Attack other players
    • Brute force attacks
  9. The players are qualified according their score and speed
  10. For any question you can reach us at irc.freenode.net #ekoparty

  Register to play at https://ctf.ekoparty.org/

The  NULL Life team has won ekoparty CTF and now they made their own. Thanks you! @NullLifeTeamhttps://null-life.com

Monday, July 6, 2015

ekoparty: Call for Papers 2015 is officially Open!


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**ekoparty security conference 2015 Call for Papers is Open!**


ekoparty security conference
Training October 19-20, 2015
Conference October 21-23, 2015
Buenos Aires




We are really proud to announce the eleventh edition of the Ekoparty Security Conference.


Once again, in this unique event, security specialist from all over Latin America and the World will have the chance to get acquainted with the most important researches of the year.


Ekoparty has become the most important technical conference in Latin America, which keeps offering the deepest knowledges in the field. In this year's edition of ekoparty, we are expecting to bring together more than 3000 security specialists.


During the 3-day high voltage lectures, you also can enjoy activities like our famous LOCKPICKING VILLAGE, the WIFI ATTACK LABORATORY, a WARDRIVING around the City, free WORKSHOPS, the most important CAPTURE THE FLAG in Latin America, not forgetting of course, our amazing parties!


Again in this eleventh edition:


* ekoparty will recognize the trajectory of Latin American researchers, as also their greatest researches. Stay tuned!


The ekoparty organization team is kindly inviting anyone who is interested in showing and sharing his researches and/or developments in the field of Information Security.


**Suggested Topics**


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • 0 days
  • Satellite Hacking
  • Web Security
  • Privacy
  • Embedded Systems Technologies
  • GSM, GPRS and CDMA Security
  • RFID Security
  • VoIP Security
  • Lockpicking
  • Wireless Security
  • Exploitation
  • IPv6 Security
  • Attack and Defense Techniques
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Application Security, Testing, Fuzzing
  • Code Auditing
  • Virtualization Security
  • Malicious Code
  • Databases Security
  • Packet Pungas
  • Viruses, Worms, and Trojans
  • e-crime, Phishing and Botnets
  • Malware, Crimeware
  • e-voting madness
  • Banking Security
  • Phreaking
  • Unit 61398 Asado techniques
  • Hardware hacking
  • Cryptography
  • Forensics & AntiForensics


* All the lectures are going to be simultaneously translated breaking any language barrier.


Consideration will be given first to ORIGINAL work and content that has not been duplicated at any other security or networking conference prior to October 1st, 2015. Submissions with video links will be given preference.


**submission types**


  • Full length talks (50 minutes)
  • Turbo talks (20 minutes)
  • Hands-on Workshops (120 minutes)
  • Trainings (1 or 2 days)


* Speakers including a Hands-on Workshop proposal earn extra points in the CFP.


**important dates**


  • Jul 6 - CFP is Open
  • Jul 31 - First round of selection
  • Aug 31 - CFP is Closed
  • October 19 & 20 - ekoparty trainings
  • October 21, 22 & 23 - ekoparty security conference


**speakears privileges**


  • Round-trip airfare ticket
  • Accommodation
  • ekoparty's ASADO (BBQ)
  • Extra ticket to the conference


**trainer privileges**


  • 50% net profit of the Training
  • 3 days accommodation
  • ekoparty's ASADO (BBQ)
  • Ticket to the conference


**extra activities**


We are looking for new activities to be performed in parallel to the conference. Send us your proposal to: organizacion@ekoparty.org


Submit your abstract here:


Questions? Email cfp at ekoparty dot org

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