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DEF CON China 1.0 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 experience. There you can use vehicle network tools, software, and electronic control modules to learn or practice vehicle hacking. Connect to cars where you don't have to worry about breaking.

Bring your laptop and RF tools to play our Def Con China CTF.

Learn about Key Fobs, CAN Bus, Automotive Ethernet, and vehicle electronics. The CHV will host several hands on work shops throughout the day, please check out the village or for information.

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. We help you make your own use for things. We provide the tools and supplies for your hardware hacking pleasure; our volunteers help facilitate that. We might not have every tool under the sun, but we can help cobble something together in order to break, make, and repurpose.

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.

Bits and Blocks Village

Bits and Blocks is a hybrid village consisting of 50% academic blockchain science, 30% blockchain using hackers, and 20% cryptocurrency applications.

We intend to help define the term blockchain and educate its beneficial uses, by welcoming enthusiasts and hackers to showcase their technology and seek answers.

VXCON Village

VXCON (Variety eXploitation) Village is held by VXRL Hong Kong. VXRL is founded by a group of passionate security researchers and white-hat hackers in Hong Kong. Our team has deep expertise in software and hardware security, and we have hands-on domain knowledge in several vertical industries. Our mission is to make the cyberspace a safe place for the future. Our village this time will cover not only chip-off technique but alos some hardware like SMD badge soldering skill. It is an in-depth hand-on playground.