[Noisebridge-discuss] what if: network forensics class

David Stainton dstainton415 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 18:28:47 UTC 2015

oh we can start whenever... anytime. it's not like i'd have to prepare
any material... i excrete low level networking code almost everyday.
lately in golang but have done so in C and Python as well.

when would people like to meet up?
I suggest in the evening on a weekday so that people with jobs and
weekend lives might possibly attend our meetup despite their busy
schedules. how about this Thursday evening?

On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Patrick O'Doherty <p at trickod.com> wrote:
> I'd be very interested in joining such a group, as it's an area that I'd
> realy like to brush up on.
> when are you thinking of starting this?
> p
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 12:51:05PM -0700, David Stainton wrote:
>> Dear Noisebridge,
>> Two things to say:
>> 1. every popular TCP analyzer software needs to be rewritten to handle
>> TCP injection attacks properly. Here are all the TCP injection attacks
>> that are possible:
>> https://github.com/david415/HoneyBadger_docs/blob/hackpad1/source/how-to-badger-the-puppet-masters.rst#tcp-injection-attack-categories
>> 2. I'd like to start a class/group that regularly meets in person or
>> online; collectively writes network forensics tools.
>> I'm not sure if there's enough technical interest on this subject...
>> but if there is then I'd like to teach about TCP protocol
>> analysis/anomaly detection, low level network programming, ethernet
>> sniffer packet capture methods, offensive packet spraying for
>> detecting Great Cannon MITM etc.
>> Those of you that know me might've noticed that in the past year I've
>> become completely obsessed with network protocol anomaly detection,
>> forensics, attack detection etc. especially when it comes to the
>> subject of NSA attacks on TCP mentioned in Snowden documents.
>> Ultimately I feel that a more healthy and balanced interaction in a
>> group setting would be a "working group" instead of a class... in this
>> case a low level network programming working group... but we could
>> start out as a class.
>> Are others interested in getting together to talk about the gory
>> technical details of writing "network forensics software"?
>> If the answer is no then I'd like to just move to Germany forever and
>> find actual hackers over there to work with. Your move.
>> Sincerely,
>> David Stainton
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