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Codes & Cryptography Part II

⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ In part two of this workshop, we will be taking a look at the strange mathematics behind elliptical curve cryptography. In conjunction with our friends at the York Blockchain Society, you will be exploring the applications of elliptical curve cryptography with a keen focus on how it is used to generate private and public keys for cryptocurrencies. You don't need to have attended the previous workshop to take part, come along and learn something new! (Just remember to bring a laptop) ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️ ⚡️

Date: 20/2/2019

Time: 18:30:00

Room: CSE/082&083

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Codes & Cryptography

⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️ Join us and learn about the mathematics that keeps our secrets secret! From the simplistic Caesar Cipher, used by Julius Caesar, to the RSA algorithm, which is widely used in the modern world. Due to the availability of committee members, this session will be split into two halves: this week we will look at classical cryptography and RSA. The week after we will look at the strange mathematics of elliptic curve cryptography, and some insights into how this is used in the blockchain in conjunction with the blockchain society! ⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️

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⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️ It's official, after a long wait we're finally hosting a social! If you've ever wanted to have some drinks with your favourite society now is your chance. CyberSesh will start in The Forum, Constantine College at 20:00 on 08/02 where we will begin our pre-drinks. Eventually, we will proceed into York and take up residence in The Lowther for the remainder of our night. Please, bring your own drinks (we won’t be supplying any! 😢) and don't forget your ID! This event is open to ALL students, not just CyberSoc members! Come along and get to know the society! ⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️

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WiFi Security

Learn how attacks on WiFi systems work, and why you should change the default password on your internet security camera! Come along and get cracking with WEP!

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Give It A Go - Ethical Hacking

Hacking and data breaches get a lot of coverage in the news. But had you ever realised it can be a fun hobby or even career, that is fully legal and crucial to our digital age? In our session this Wednesday, you can try your hand at three areas of cyber security. No experience is needed - all you need to bring is a laptop. We will be meeting in PZA/103, in the Piazza building.

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CTF Solutions

🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐 Hi everyone, we hope you all had a great CTF! Here's all the info you need for this week's session. • This Wednesday we're going to be going through the solutions to the CTF. • Come along and learn a thing or two and be even more prepared for next time! We hope to see you there! 🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐🌐

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Cybersoc CTF

Come along and try out a variety of cybersecurity and ethical hacking activities. We're hard at work making challenges for a range of abilities, so anyone is welcome 😇. Please sign up by emailing [email protected] You can sign up on behalf of your team, or you can sign up individually and we'll place you in a team ourselves 😁💻. There will be a range of classic CTF activities, and some more unique puzzles & activities in the local area that should be great fun and won't need any prior experience. If there's any questions just send us a message or email! Categories: • Web • Forensics • Reverse engineering • Crypto and more... We recommend you use a Linux based operating system. Having virtual box installed may be handy.