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AEROSPACE WORKSHOPS

@DEF CON28
SAFEMODE

AUGUST
69
2020

AEROSPACE WORKSHOPS

@

DEF CON28
SAFEMODE

AUGUST
69
2020

DDS @ DEF CON

For the second year, the Defense Digital Service is partnering with the United States Air Force to participate in Aerospace Village at DEF CON 28. This year we have expanded our scope beyond aviation to include space, specifically satellites! In addition to hosting the 2020 Space Security Challenge, the first-ever Hack-A-Satellite CTF at DEF CON, we are also bringing a series of interactive workshops to DEF CON in complete Safemode.

We have created a vibrant, web-based virtual reality environment for you to interact with each of our workshops. Access our virtual workshops at dds-virtual.com and watch the final Hack-A-Sat Capture the Flag event at hackasat.com.

Also check out our swag store for the workshops.

AEROSPACE WORKSHOPS

Designed to introduce the basics of aviation and space security to players, these workshops will feature a series of challenges for all skill levels, from introductory to advanced. We have crafted these around a rich story for enhanced gameplay. To play, you will need a Twitch account. You do not need a verified email address to play. Our Twitch is integrated with the Discord server to send updates on gameplay. Access the rich web-enabled Virtual Reality environment from home at dds-virtual.com. No special VR equipment is required.

The first 500 participants to complete one of the Bricks in the Air, CPX SimpleSat or DDSat-1 challenges will receive a free Bricks in the Air t-shirt!

In this series of four workshops, you will attempt to send messages to a mock LEGO® technic aircraft over I2C to experiment with direct injection attacks on a data bus. This year, we’ve integrated the newly released Spike Prime robot from LEGO® bricks.

Technical Level: Introductory
Coding Language: C++, Python
Workshop Open: August 6-9, 2020 from 10AM-6PM PST

The following kits will be featured in these workshops:

LEGO® Technic Cargo Plane 42025
LEGO® Technic Heavy Lift Helicopter 42052
LEGO® Technic Helicopter 9396

Twitch Channels
biahueylewis
biamadprops
biaspinderella
biahellaprops

Want to get smarter on Aviation Hacking? Check out this resource library we created.

CPX SimpleSat was built to allow you to experiment with attacking a mock satellite through a ground station, mimicking the types of commands used in Hack-a-Sat to gain control of the Satellite. No previous experience required.

Technical Level: Introductory
Coding Languages: Python and CircuitPython
Workshop Open: August 6-9, 2020 from 10AM-6PM PST

Twitch Channels
cpxsatamericas
cpxsatafrica
cpxsatasia
cpxsataustralia
cpxsateurope

Want to get smarter on SAT Hacking? Check out this resource library we created.

Here you’ll get to experiment with RF exploitation by attacking a mock satellite over RF while it is talking to a mock ground station.

Technical Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Coding Language: Python
Workshop Open: August 6-9, 2020 from 10AM-6PM PST

Twitch: ddsat1

Want to get smarter on SAT Hacking? Check out this resource library we created.

Nyan-Sat consists of three fun, non-competitive challenges: building your own satellite tracking antenna, exploiting a ground station modem, and participating in our live-streamed, internet-accessible, community ground station event.

Technical Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Workshop open: July 7- August 9, 2020

Get involved!

Discord: discord.gg/nsSMEdv
Play Now: nyan-sat.com
Twitch: nyansat