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DEF CON China Hacking Conference



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Lockpick Village

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Want to tinker with locks and tools the likes of which you’ve only seen in movies featuring police, spies, and secret agents? Then come on by the Lockpick Village, run by The Open Organization Of Lockpickers, where you will have the opportunity to learn hands-on how the fundamental hardware of physical security operates and how it can be compromised.

The Lockpick Village is a physical security demonstration and participation area. Visitors can learn about the vulnerabilities of various locking devices, techniques used to exploit these vulnerabilities, and practice on locks of various levels of difficultly to try it themselves.

Experts will be on hand to demonstrate and plenty of trial locks, pick tools, and other devices will be available for you to handle. By exploring the faults and flaws in many popular lock designs, you can not only learn about the fun hobby of sport-picking, but also gain a much stronger knowledge about the best methods and practices for protecting your own property.

Car Hacking Village

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Car Hacking Village is an interactive, hands-on village with the goal of teaching village goers what car hacking is, introducing village goers to the tools of car hacking, and working with hackers to create a community of car hackers at DEF CON China.

Recon Village

Recon Village is an Open Space with Talks, Live Demos, Workshops, Discussions, CTFs with a common focus on Reconnaissance. The village is meant for professionals interested in areas of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), Threat Intelligence, Reconnaissance, and Cyber Situational Awareness, etc. with a common goal of encouraging and spreading awareness around these subjects.

Hardware Hacking Village

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Come join us for hardware hacking, teaching, learning, and exploration.

Lots of prizes to go around, and lots of puzzles to learn new things or show off your skills.

Packet Hacking Village

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The Packet Hacking Village is where you’ll find network shenanigans and a whole lot more. PHV welcomes all DEF CON attendees and there is something for every level of security enthusiast. This village was created to help enlighten attendees through education and awareness while focusing on defense and blue team techniques.