Thomas Winterhalter from the Federal Bureau of Investigation will be joining CyberOU for a special presentation centered around current digital crimes and the people in charge of solving them.
The talk will take place Thursday, October 17th at 11:30 am in Elliott Hall Auditorium.
Security is not just about hacking people. A huge part of security is about writing codes that can protect yourselves from possible attacks, such as SQL injection. Here is a great article
OWASP SCP Quick Reference Guide v2.pdf
Later this month CyberOU, TALK, AIS, ACM and ACM-W will be sponsoring the Google FixIT event at OU. The competition will be open to juniors and seniors. Google will be recruiting for an internship program and full time Corporate Engineering Support Technician positions.
The event will be held in the Oakland Center Banquet Rooms from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on October 24th.
CyberOU is hosting a “Meet & Greet with Chrysler” with food at 11:30 am on Thursday, October 3rd outside of 203 DHE with OU’s CIO Thersea Rowe speaking at 12:00 pm. Following Thersea’s words, we will have Chrysler speak as well as having a informal discussion from 12 – 12:30 pm followed by a Wi-Fi Penetration demo from 12:30 – 1 pm. Chrysler is seeking to gauge potential students to interview for their 10/18 on campus interviews at this event.
Check out Mike Zandi and Andy Thompson’s presentation on Hacker Culture Here!
“An identity theft service that sells Social Security numbers, birth records, credit and background reports on millions of Americans has infiltrated computers at some of America’s largest consumer and business data aggregators, according to a seven-month investigation by KrebsOnSecurity.
The Web site ssndob.ms has for the past two years marketed itself on underground cybercrime forums as a reliable and affordable service that customers can use to look up SSNs, birthdays and other personal data on any U.S. resident. Prices range from 50 cents to $2.50 per record, and from $5 to $15 for credit and background checks. Customers pay for their subscriptions using largely unregulated and anonymous virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin and WebMoney.”
Read the whole article here.
Download our password cracking guide!
The Rock You Word-List is the most complete word-list available for password attacks.
Do you believe your password is secure? Put it to the test Thursday, September 19th at noon in 203 Dodge Hall of Engineering where you will have the chance to crack it.
A signed “White Hat Agreement” is necessary in order to participate.
Want to learn more about security and how to protect yourself on your computer?
CyberOU will be hosting a Personal Security Panel Discussion on Thursday, September 12th from 3 – 5 pm in the Elliott Hall Auditorium that is aimed to inform everyone about basic security. Come prepared with questions, and learn how to become a security ninja.