Introduction to Capture the Flag

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October 27, 2017

Introduction to Capture the Flag

This talk aimed at introducing students to capture the flag competition which are a fun way to get into computer security.

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October 27, 2017
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  1. Intro to CTFs Akash Trehan @cod3maxx | codemaxx.github.io CSE Cybersecurity

    Club
  2. CTF - What? ➢ Capture the Flag ➢ Set of

    challenges to hone and show off your problem solving and hacking skills. ➢ Learn to think like a hacker!
  3. Flags ➢ Primary aim of the game ➢ Hack stuff

    to get flags ➢ Flags = Points = Bragging rights ➢ Typical looking flags ◦ CTF{4r3_y0u_w4ch1ng_cl0s3ly?} ◦ Flag{cafebabedeadbeef1234567890123489}
  4. Types of CTFs

  5. Jeopardy

  6. Attack-Defense

  7. 1. Vulnerability discovery 2. Exploit them

  8. Preparation ➢ Wargames ◦ http://overthewire.org/ ◦ http://www.hackthissite.org/ ◦ http://smashthestack.org/ ◦

    etc... ➢ Dead CTFs ◦ http://picoctf.com/ ◦ https://backdoor.sdslabs.co/ ➢ Reading security blogs and books ➢ Read writeups from previous ctfs and wargames
  9. More resources... ➢ https://ctftime.org/ ◦ List of upcoming CTFs ◦

    Results of previous ones ◦ Links to writeups ➢ http://captf.com/practice-ctf/
  10. Questions?

  11. Demos