Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Ekoparty 2013 brand new Sponsors

We are proud to announce ekoparty´s brand new Sponsors for this ninth edition!
We would like to give them a warm welcome to all of them, and thank them for supporting us, once more!  

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Winners of ekoparty´s Challenge 2013

Now, after a careful revision of all the answers we got by mail, we can finally announce the winners of ekoparty´s Challenge 2013!
Our most sincere congratulations to Martín Conte, Nicolás Trippar and Sebastián Fernández, who were able to solve the challenge with infinite patience and dedication. Each of them has become the owner of a free pass to ekoparty 2013. 

Also, we would like to mention Cristian Armendares, Alexis Charytonow and Juan Amendares. Even if niether of them was able to get to the final result of the challenge, this three guys were "this" close to get there!

And one more thing! We would like you all to be "alert", because the online registration for the CTF will be opening really soon. This year, the signing-up will be compulsory in order to be able to play the game during the conference. 

Once again, we want to thank all the participants, and remind you that we are expecting you in this year´s ekoparty, to keep on facing new challenges!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

ekoparty Challenge 2013

An "exclusive" post for adventurers...  

¿Wouldn´t it be boring to live without challenges? So, if ekoparty is a place where you come to have the best time...¿Don´t you feel tempted to find one right there? 
If you are an adventurer, and you do like challenges, you can start warming up your engines...because here we present "ekoparty Challenge 2013".

The aim:

The aim of the game is to search for 3 flags, one for each of the 3 challenges. Then, once you have found the 3 flags, you must write a document where you will explain the procedure you followed to get the 3 of them. 
Once your written document is ready, you must send it to challenge2013@ekoparty.org


There is a deadline to send the document, which has been set on Wednesday September 11th, 2013 (meaning documents will be received until the last minute of that day).
IMPORTANT: This game can only be played INDIVIDUALLY. 

The Prize:

Each of the first 3 people to solve the 3 challenges correctly, will get one free ticket for the conference ekoparty 2013.

The Challenges

Challenge 1 giveme.pcap (SHA1: 123d18471a2e128dea10e8c6807c70604e14c78f)
Hint: none

Challenge 2http://
Hint: none

Challenge 3infected.rar (SHA1: a1fb38871de9837d66d33d1ee9347b55cba50746)
Hint: none


Special thanks to the authors of the Challenge, Rubén Molina and Fernando Quintero 

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Selection of Talks 2013

Finally, after many days of intense and exhausting debate, the ´Great Jury´ reached a verdict...

Here, we offer the final list of the talks you will get to enjoy during the ekoparty, and the corresponding speakers:
  • "BIOS Chronomancy", by Corey Kallenberg, John Butterworth and Xeno Kovah
  • "Atacando IPv6 con Evil FOCA", by Chema Alonso
  • "Debuggers are really powerful - Pwning all of the Android things", by Mathew Rowley
  • "Defeating Signed BIOS Enforcement", by Corey Kallenberg, John Butterworth, Sam Cornwell, and Xeno Kovah)
  • "Compromising Industrial Facilities From 40 Miles Away", by Lucas Apa y  Carlos Mario Penagos
  • "Shoulder Surfing 2.0", by Federico Pacheco
  • "Do you know who's watching you?: An in-depth examination of IP cameras attack surface", by nahuel riva and Francisco Falcon
  • "ERP Security: How hackers can open the safe and take the jewels", por Ezequiel Gutesman and Jordan Santarsieri
  • "How I met ZynOS. A journey from compromised router to Zyxel’s OS internals", by Alexander Markov
  • "Sentinel", por Nicolas Alejandro Economou
  • "All your sextapes are belong to us", by Matías A. Ré Medina and Patricio Palladino
  • "Weighing in on Issues with ´Cloud Scale´: Hacking the Withings WS-30", by Michael Coppola
  • "Uncovering your trails. Privacy issues of bluetooth devices", by Verónica Valeros and Sebastián García
  • "Droid Rage, Android exploitation on steroids", by Agustín Gianni and Pablo Solé
  • "Ahí; va el Capitán Beto por el espacio", by Gera Richarte
  • "A symbolic execution engine for amd64 binaries", by Felipe Manzano
  • "String Allocations in Internet Explorer", byr Chris Valasek
This same List, with detailed information on each talk, will be shortly be available in our web page.
Once again, we want to thank all those that have sent your work to the ´Call for Papers´, and we encourage you to keep up with your research and work in order to participate once more in our conference next edition!

Thursday, May 30, 2013

The CFP for ekoparty 2013 edition is OPEN!

We are really proud to announce the ninth 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 2000 security specialists.

During the 3-day high voltage lectures, you also can enjoy activities like the 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!

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.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
- 0 days
- Satellite Hacking
- Web Security
- 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
- Banking Security
- Phreaking
- Hardware hacking
- Cryptography
- Forensics & AntiForensics
* All the lectures are going to be simultaneously translated breaking any language barrier.

- Full length talks (50 minutes)
- Turbo talks (20 minutes)
- Hands-on Worshops (120 minutes)
- Trainings (1 or 2 days)
* Speakers including a free Hands-on Workshop proposal earn extra points in the CFP.

Please register and login to the ekoparty CFP System and complete
all the required information: http://cfp.ekoparty.org

- May 30 - CFP is Open
- July 20 - First round of selection
- August 12 - CFP is Closed
- September 23 & 24 - ekoparty Trainings
- September 25, 26 & 27 - ekoparty Security Conference

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

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

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