DEFCON 201 Meet Up — March 2018 — One Year Later

Date: March 16th, Friday

Time: 7:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Location: MakerBar (38 Jackson St. 3rd Floor, Hoboken, NJ)



Joind.In: TBA


We still can’t believe it has been one year since we started but here we are. Isn’t aging fun?

After the success with our March 10th event, we are going FULL OUT on our One Year Anniversary. We are bringing the big 47 inch TV with video games and movies, music, food and drink (booze and non-booze, you are also welcome to bring your own), board and card games, and more! Wrapping all this up with a lightning talk and workshop that is so 1337 we can’t think of a better way to recap this milestone.

We want to thank everyone who has attend our meetings now and in the past and we are excited to see you again of our future events. To celebrate this, both during the Meet & Greet and the Open Workshop we will be in process of filming the DEFCON 201 About Us video. We will have Permission Agreements to sign for those who want to be on camera to interview and we will respect anyone’s privacy for those who do not want to be a part of this.

7:00pm — 7:45pm
Meet & Greet & DEFCON 201 One Year Anniversary Party
7:45pm — 8:00pm
DEFCON 201 Year In Review and Future— Sidepocket & GI Jack
8:00pm — 9:00pm
Writing a Remote Code Execution Exploit — Sean
9:00pm — 9:55pm
Open Workshops + Projects & DEFCON 201 One Year Anniversary Party
9:55pm — 10:00pm


DYI Remote Code Execution Exploit — Sean

DEFCON 201 CTF — GI Jack

DEFCON 201 Badge for DEFCON 26 — Sidepocket


DEFCON 201 Year in Review and Future

:..> Rebooted on March 17th 2017, we can’t believe we manage to survive and grow one year later. Our Co-Founders would like to go over our first year. It’s success, it’s failures, it’s improvements and where we hope to take it in 2018 and beyond. Topics will include Code of Conduct, Membership, The Circle of HOPE, DEFCON 26, upcoming special meet ups, ect. This will be a roundtable for all in attendence so your imput and critiques will be really valueable.

:.>Bios: Sidepocket is an awful human being that for some reason people listen to. A Co-Founder of DEFCON 201, an open group for hacker workshop projects in North East New Jersey, he is constantly wanting to help people to get better at whatever they want to do and learn. He also has a history with NYC 2600, Radio Statler at Hackers on Planet Earth, Phone Losers of America, Museum of Urban Reclaim Spaces and The Yes Men. Find out more about DEFCON 201 at:

GI Jack is one of the Co-Founders of DEFCON 201. He might have seen a Ninja that had built their own hacker variant of Arch Linux known as Ninja OS. You might be able to also find this ninja at:

Writing A Remote Code Execution Exploit

:..>This will be an interactive class that goes over the basic knowledge necessary to compromise a vulnerable web server. We step through the web server code to reveal where a vulnerability exists. Then, we will write code that exploits the vulnerability and pop a shell into the web server.

The presenter will explain things at a high level as much as possible. However, this class will be geared towards an audience with programming experience, especially for the interactive portion.

The last 15 Minutes will be used for Q&A so bring a sharp tongue and the hacker mentality.

:..>Bio: Sean — TBA


DYI Remote Code Execution Exploit

:..>In this open workshop continuing from the main talk, we will write code that exploits the vulnerability and pop a shell into the web server.

:..>What To Bring: In order to interactively participate in this class, please bring a computer with Linux (any distribution) with the following tools installed:

gcc (

gdb (

nasm (


:..>We have been batting this idea back and forth for a long time and now we are ready to begin to set this in motion. In this Open Workshop, we are going to start the main pre-production on creating our own 201 CTF team. Things that will be decided on such as “what will the name be?”, “what equipment can we source to make our own practice drills and where do we source them?” and “what skill sets do we want to develop to grow the team?” will be brought up here. This will be an ongoing project that will be reoccurring for multiple DEFCON 201 meet ups that we hope to eventually spin into it’s own thing.

:..>What To Bring: A mind that is interested in joining a CTF to develop ones technical and teamwork skills and have fun doing it. If you have CTF and/or CTF closed network creation hardware examples please bring them with you!


:..> There has been a long tradition of DEFCON Groups creating their own badges to identify their members inside the convention. Since a portion of us would like to attend DEFCON in 2018, we want to start right away on the idea and execution for our badge.

:..>What To Bring: Design, hardware an programming skills Most importantly: awesome ideas that think outside the box!




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