[ProgSoc] [ruxmon-sydney] Sydney Ruxmon - Friday March 21st - 6:00PM

Leefe 3trk at progsoc.org
Fri Mar 21 11:12:59 EST 2014

Fit snugly between the Code2Day intro evening and the competition, tonight is this month's Ruxmon.

From 6pm tonight at the Google office in Pyrmont, there will be a talk about Cryptocurrency and XXS botnets.

ProgSoc Alumni Rep 2013

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> From: Berne Campbell <berne at ruxmon.com>
> Date: 14 March 2014 8:30:51 PM AEDT
> To: ruxcon at mail2.tengutech.net
> Cc: ruxmon-sydney at lists.ruxcon.org.au
> Subject: [ruxmon-sydney] Sydney Ruxmon - Friday March 21st - 6:00PM
> Ruxmon Sydney is next Friday, March 21st start at 6:00PM.
> Each month two speakers from the local security community will share their knowledge on a security topic ranging from introductory/beginner level to more advanced topics. Presentations are followed up with a catchup at a local pub. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend, especially newcomers. If you're interested in IT Security and related topics, looking to learn a bit more, or want to meet up with fellow security people, then you should definitely check out the Sydney meeting.
> To ensure that this event is successful and can continue to grow in Sydney, we are asking for volunteers to speak at meetings in the coming year.
> Ruxmon presentations are intended to be short (between 10-40 minutes), a projector and screen will be provided. We encourage participation from everyone and hope to see a variety of presentations. If you are interested please email ruxcon at ruxcon.org.au or talk to us at the meeting.
> At the end of the presentations we will go for a few drinks or a bite to eat at a nearby venue.
> For more information please see:
> http://www.ruxmon.com/sydney
> Presentations
> Ethereum / Advanced Cryptocurrency - Max Kaye
> A talk on the future of cryptocurrency; we'll cover Ethereum, a system that takes Bitcoin 8* steps forward - how it's designed and some of the key differences to Bitcoin. We'll have a look at some basic Ethereum DApps (decentralised apps) and maybe some more interesting DApps if we've got time.
> Also any outstanding Bitcoin questions people have, which will naturally have to be addressed in any case.
> *8 is arbitrary, read: many
> Making an XSS Botnet - Luke Tsekouras
> Luke will be talking about code he wrote which creates a 'botnet' out of XSS victims, and discusses the various tricks and techniques he uses to keep victims unaware that they're still tangled in his web
> Note: Ruxmon Sydney is now scheduled to run on the third Friday of every month. The next Ruxmon is Friday, March 21st at 6:00PM.
> Details
> Date: Friday, March 21st, 2014
> Time: 6:00PM
> Location: Google Sydney, 5/48 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont.
> Directions: The Google office is a short walk from the Star City Metro Light Rail stop. Attendees should either walk up to level 5 or take elevator. There will be a registration desk where name-tags will be handed out (prior registration is required) to attendees

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