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DEF CON 28 Hacking Conference

QUICK START GUIDE

QUICK START GUIDE


Prepare

DISCORD Account

You will need a Discord account to participate in the social aspects of SAFE MODE. You can find detailed instructions on getting on the DEF CON Discord server here. There is a FAQ for Humans on Discord as well. You can support DEF CON SAFE MODE and upgrade your account by purchasing the Human Plus role!

Join with the DEF CON Discord Server signup link: https://discord.gg/defcon

Twitch

You will need to get on the DEF CON Twitch for live streamed talk Q&A sessions, evening fireside talks and evening contests. Not to mention the live entertainment!

YouTube/DEF CON Media Server

The Talks for DEF CON will be released daily on the DEF CON YouTube channel so you might want to susbscribe! They will also be released in torrents on https://media.defcon.org

Accessing talks

DEF CON official presentations have been pre-recorded, and pre-released online individually and as a torrent on media.defcon.org and on our official YouTube channel.

The dates and times on the Speaker Page and Schedule Page are special live streamed Q&A sessions for each talk, as well as additional fireside lounges and panels. These sessions will be streamed on Twitch at https://www.twitch.tv/defconorg.

All discussions and attendee to speaker participation will be on the DEF CON Safe Mode Discord Server at: https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/733079621402099732

Safe Mode Directory

Main Tracks

DEF CON official presentations will be pre-recorded, each full day of talks will be pre-released online at midnight PDT (GMT -7) (GMT-7), as a torrent on media.defcon.org

Also watch the talks released everyday on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DEFCONConference

Track 1 Talks Chat
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/733079621402099732

Q&A Schedule
https://defcon.org/html/defcon-safemode/dc-safemode-schedule.html

Q&A Sessions will be streamed here
https://www.twitch.tv/defconorg

Speaker Q&A Live Chat - Ask a question
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/733079691145117848

Fireside Lounge Panels
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/733562098315034735

War Story Bunker & No Tech Talks
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/733562098315034735

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Music

Schedule: https://defcon.org/html/defcon-safemode/dc-safemode-entertainment.html

Live Music: https://www.twitch.tv/defcon_music

Chat: https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/735624334302904350

Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230970

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Contests

Capture the Flag
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/710921230395637811
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230969

DEF CON Scavenger Hunt
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711049278163779605
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232938

(Before Con) Creative Writing Short Story
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711643275584340069
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231200

BioHacking - Hospital Under Siege
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711643365120278540
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232894

BlanketFortCon
https://defcon.org/html/defcon-safemode/dc-safemode-cne.html#blanketfortcon

Capture The Packet (CTP)
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/710571205429821511
Forum Link:

Coindroids
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711643539573833878
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233033

Car Hacking Village CTF
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711643596658311229
Forum Link:

CMD+CTRL CyberRange
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711643642388807800
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231474

ICS Hack the Plan[e]t
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711643691877531698
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233029

Hackfortress
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711643831275225125
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232291

Hack-a-Sat
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644034183200808
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231203

H@cker Runw@y
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644666239647824
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232893

HomebrewHardware
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644075110957096
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233025

The Gold Bug – Crypto and Privacy Village Puzzle
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644108837486602
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232942

The Schemaverse Championship
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644182116040784
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233021

OpenSOC Blue Team CTF
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644213170667562
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232896

Maritime-Industrial Capture The Flag (CTF) Contest - by Hack The Sea village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644244753776640
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233012

Wireless Capture the Flag
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644270976696380
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233017

SOHOpelessly Broken CTF
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644307597164665
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232897

TeleChallenge
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644470063399012
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231949

EFF Tech Trivia Pub Quiz
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644552573747350
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232941

Crack Me If You Can (CMIYC)
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644827053457478
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231475

Defcon Ham Radio Fox Hunting
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711645275902574633
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232933

ULTIMATE Secure Coding Throwdown
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/722831507009568869
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232898

Social Engineer SECTF4Teens
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/726609125760434176
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231051

AppSec Village CtF
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/728703600586522739
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233145

Online MUD - EvilMog
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/728707998796480590
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232895

lo57 Mystery Challenge
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732439421973954571
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231985

OSINTSECCryptoAIBlockchain
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732439527213367346
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231050

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Evening Contests

Hacker Jeopardy
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732439600391389184
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232964

Whose Slide is It Anyway
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711644337942822925
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232955

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DEF CON Groups

https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/710379858429083698

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Demo Labs

https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732453775771435109

Carnivore
#dl-nevin-carnivore-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233116

Circo v2
#dl-botwicz-cotopaxi-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233118

Cotopaxi
#dl-couto-circo-v2-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233117

DeTT&CT
#dl-kurnaz-dettct-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233119

jeopardize
#dl-sen-jeopardize-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233120Demo Labs MalConfScan #dl-tani-malconfscan-text Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233121

Mobile Security Framework
#dl-ajin-mobile-securit-framework-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233122

Phirautee
#dl-maniar-phirautee-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233123

PyRDP
#dl-bilodeau-pyrdp-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233124

redlure
#dl-creel-redlure-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233125

Starkiller
#dl-rose-starkiller-text
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233126

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EVENTS

Be the Match - registration drive
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/711643405004046457
Forum Link:

Ham Exams
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733631667372103

Movie Night
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231986

VETCON
Channel TBA

Hackers against Humanity Card game
TBA - Red Team Village

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Villages

Aerospace Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732393044363444264
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230955

AI village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733090568339536
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231058

Appsec Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733026982690876
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232292

BioHacking Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732734216831500298
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230956

Blockchain Village [BCOS Village]
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733136408019084
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/233036

Blue Team Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732454317658734613
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231059

Car Hacking
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/722578429299392612
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230957

Cloud Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733373172285520
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232293

Crypto & Privacy Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732734002011832320
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231014

Data Duplication Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732732641694056478

Ethics Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732732980342030449
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232701

Hack the Sea
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733427823935589
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232914

Ham Exams
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733631667372103

Ham Radio Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733631667372103
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231060

HHV/SSV
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732728536149786665
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232704

ICS village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733832268349460
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232698

IOT Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732734565604655114
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230960

Lock Bypass village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732732893830447175
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232070

Lock Picking Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732734164780056708
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232909

Monero village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733510288408676
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232221

NEW! Career Hacking
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732732774347309077
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232220

NEW! Payment Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733473558626314
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232911

NEW! The Password Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733760742621214
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232910

Packet Hacking Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/708242376883306526
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230961

Recon Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733566051418193
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230962

Red Team Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/726477357820411944
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231062

Rogues Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732732701144121434
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232739

Social Engineering Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733952867172382
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/232915

Voting Machine Hacking Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732733881148506164
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/230966

Wireless Village
https://discord.com/channels/708208267699945503/732732595493666826
Forum Link: https://forum.defcon.org/node/231064

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