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Wed, Apr 24, 12:30 AM - Wed, Apr 24, 1:30 AM

Introduction to CCDC: Recruitment & Training

Learn about the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), the world's most prestigious defensive cybersecurity competition. Explore its structure, how teams advance, and the benefits of competing. Also, get an overview of how UCI's National Finalist team is planning to recruit and train members for next year's competition!

Wed, Apr 17, 12:30 AM - Wed, Apr 17, 1:30 AM

Teach a Man to Phish

Vibes Portal Network is an online company providing good vibes, and vibe subscription boxes. Join us in learning about OSINT and how it can be used when attempting to get information from a company. Learn all about Phishing attacks, and even try it yourself during the workshop. Vibes Portal Network is a controlled environment for you to learn and test your OSINT and Phishing skills.

Wed, Apr 3, 12:30 AM - Wed, Apr 3, 1:30 AM

Hacking AI: Jailbreaking LLMs

AI and Large Language Models (LLMs) are all the rage right now, but how do they work and more importantly are they vulnerable? In this workshop, get a breakdown of the inner workings of LLMs and how prompt engineering works. In addition, we will apply our knowledge in an online prompt engineering challenge. Come find out how jailbreaking LLMs work!

Thu, Feb 1, 1:00 AM - Thu, Feb 1, 2:00 AM

Pentesting 2: PHP Web Apps nad SQL Injection

Winter Workshop Week 4

Thu, Jan 25, 1:00 AM - Thu, Jan 25, 2:00 AM

Wifi Hacking

Winter Workshop Week 3

Thu, Jan 18, 1:00 AM - Thu, Jan 18, 2:00 AM

Pentesting 1: Hidden Web Credentials

Winter Workshop Week 2

Thu, Jan 11, 1:00 AM - Thu, Jan 11, 2:00 AM

Hacking into Cybersecurity: Demystifying the Cybersecurity Field

Winter Workshop Week 1

Fri, Dec 8, 1:00 AM - Fri, Dec 8, 2:00 AM

Movie Night: Snowden

Workshop Week 10

Fri, Dec 1, 1:00 AM - Fri, Dec 1, 2:00 AM

Guest Speaker: Michael Iriye

Workshop Week 9

Fri, Nov 17, 1:00 AM - Fri, Nov 17, 2:00 AM

Intro to Malware: Word Doc Macros

Workshop Week 7

Fri, Nov 10, 1:00 AM - Fri, Nov 10, 2:00 AM

Network Forensics: Packet Traffic Analysis with Wireshark

Workshop Week 6

Fri, Nov 3, 12:00 AM - Fri, Nov 3, 1:00 AM

Hands-on Intro to Ethical Hacking

Workshop Week 5

Fri, Oct 27, 12:00 AM - Fri, Oct 27, 1:00 AM

Guest Speaker: Benjamin Pham

Workshop Week 4

Fri, Oct 20, 12:00 AM - Fri, Oct 20, 1:00 AM

Intro to Linux CLI: Hacker Edition

Workshop Week 3

Fri, Oct 13, 12:00 AM - Fri, Oct 13, 1:00 AM

Password Attacks: Brute Forcing, Cracking, Targeting

Workshop Week 2

Fri, Oct 6, 12:00 AM - Fri, Oct 6, 1:00 AM

Intro to Web Exploitation

Workshop Week 1

Tue, Oct 3, 1:00 AM - Tue, Oct 3, 2:30 AM

Fall 2023 CCDC General Meeting #1

Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) and relative information

Fri, Sep 29, 12:00 AM - Fri, Sep 29, 1:00 AM

Club General Meeting #1

Come get an introduction to what cybersecurity is, meet the board, and learn about our plans for this year. We hope to see you there and are super excited to have everyone!

Tue, Aug 1, 1:58 AM - Tue, Aug 15, 1:58 AM

CCDC Summer Block #4

The block that (some of) you have been waiting for is here: Intro to Red Teaming!

Tue, Jul 18, 1:53 AM - Sun, Jul 30, 1:54 AM

CCDC Summer Block #3

You're finally ready to get hands on with services directly used in corporate networks like Active Directory and the LAMP/LEMP stack, and everyone's favorite "hacker tool": nmap. These are also the most common services in CCDC and represent majority of the attack surface for the Red Team.

Thu, Jul 6, 1:25 AM - Tue, Jul 18, 1:25 AM

CCDC Summer Block #2: Web infrastructure

During this block, you will build understanding of servers, services, and internet infrastructure through the setup and configuration of Apache and nginx servers. You will also sharpen your command line skills with TryHackMe modules :D

Tue, Jun 20, 12:23 AM - Tue, Jul 4, 12:23 AM

CCDC Summer Training #1

Happy Juneteenth, Cyber @ UCI! Our Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition team is starting summer training and recruitment!

Fri, Jun 9, 12:00 AM - Fri, Jun 9, 3:00 AM

Bonding Day

It is time for our FINAL Workshop of Spring Quarter, and we decided it's the perfect time to have a BONDING DAY.

Fri, Jun 2, 12:00 AM - Fri, Jun 2, 1:00 AM

Guest Speaker: Ryan Krause

Hope you had a wonderful Memorial Weekend! This week's workshop will not be a workshop, but rather a GUEST SPEAKER DAY, which will take place on Thursday (6/1) starting at 5 pm.

Fri, May 26, 12:00 AM - Fri, May 26, 1:00 AM

Web Exploitation Application

This week's workshop will be Compromising a Simple Web Server.

Fri, May 19, 5:00 PM - Wed, May 17, 9:00 PM

ICS Fair

ICS Fair on Friday (5/19) from 10 - 2 pm at the Engineering Gateway

Fri, May 19, 12:00 AM - Fri, May 19, 1:00 AM

Web Exploitation: Juice Shop

In this very beginner-friendly workshop, we will guide you in attacking a simulated e-commerce website. We will learn and use basic versions of techniques like SQL injection, JWT authentication bypass, and password cracking!

Fri, May 12, 12:00 AM - Fri, May 12, 1:00 AM

CTF Challenges

There will be no formal workshop presentation this week. Instead, we'll be having a CTF Day where we'll get together in the lab and solve challenges

Fri, May 5, 12:00 AM - Fri, May 5, 1:00 AM

Shellcrafting: Binary Exploitation

This week's workshop will be an Shellcrafting: Using Binary Exploitation to own a Machine on Thursday (5/4) from 5-6pm at DBH 3011.

Sat, Apr 29, 5:00 PM - Sat, Apr 29, 8:00 PM

UCI NetWICS Event: Cybersecurity Introduction

We cooperate with UCI WICS ( to offer the cybersecurity and computer science major introduction seminar for the female high school students who are interested in such areas.

Fri, Apr 28, 12:00 AM - Tue, Apr 25, 1:00 AM

Introduction to Binary Exploitation

This week's workshop will be an Introduction to Binary Exploitation: Bending Program Execution, on Thursday April 24, from 5pm to 6pm. You'll be introduced to some simple memory corruption techniques and taking your first baby steps to weaponizing an exploit for remote code execution.

Fri, Apr 21, 12:00 AM - Fri, Apr 21, 1:00 AM

Intro to Reverse Engineering

This week's workshop will be Intro to Reverse Engineering, where we'll learn about x86 assembly, the basics of reverse engineering, and finally end off with some hands-on RE on some binaries.

Fri, Apr 14, 12:00 AM - Fri, Apr 14, 1:00 AM

Introduction to Web Exploitation

Join us for an informative session on how to make the most of websites and their services, with easy-to-use tools and beginner-friendly tips.

Sat, Feb 11, 2:00 AM - Sat, Feb 11, 3:00 AM

Intro to Basic Tooling

Join us for a workshop where we'll teach you how to analyze and solve CTFs using basic tools and show you how to use them in an offensive way. RSVP now and make sure you're in our Discord for a fun and informative event.

Fri, Feb 10, 12:00 AM - Fri, Feb 10, 1:30 AM

Cybersecurity Careers Panel

Curious about a career in cybersecurity? Join our industry panel and hear from professionals in the field about their career paths, job duties, and tips for success!

Tue, Feb 7, 2:30 AM - Tue, Feb 7, 4:00 AM

Intro to Cybersecurity

Come join Cyber@UCI and WICS for an exciting intro cybersecurity workshop where you'll learn basic hacking concepts and work with other students to solve common security problems. Whether you're a pro or just starting out, we welcome all skill levels!

Sat, Jan 28, 1:00 AM - Sat, Jan 28, 2:00 AM

Intro to Forensic Analysis

Join us for our Intro to Forensic Analysis workshop where you can learn about the basics of the skill and get a head start by installing necessary software beforehand.

Sat, Jan 21, 1:00 AM - Sat, Jan 21, 2:00 AM

Hands-on Penetration Testing

Learn the basics of ethical hacking and get hands-on experience with our beginner-friendly workshop on Penetration Testing. No experience necessary, but sign up quickly to secure your spot in our limited Cyberlab servers!

Sat, Jan 14, 1:00 AM - Sat, Jan 14, 2:00 AM

Security Challenges

Join us for our first workshop of the quarter, "Security Challenges," where you'll learn all about CTFs and how to approach them. Bring your laptop and come learn some new skills in forensic analysis! We can't wait to see you there.

Sat, Dec 3, 1:00 AM - Sat, Dec 3, 2:00 AM

Hands-on Penetration Testing

Join us for an exciting and interactive workshop on penetration testing! We'll provide a live demonstration on hacking into a vulnerable machine and give you a sneak peek into future CPTC workshops. RSVP now for access to our simulated pentest network.

Sat, Nov 19, 1:00 AM - Sat, Nov 19, 2:00 AM

Passwords & Hash Cracking

Join us for our Passwords & Hash Cracking workshop where we'll teach you how to crack password hashes using Hashcat and explore the world of cybersecurity!

Sun, Nov 6, 12:00 AM - Sun, Nov 6, 3:00 AM

Movie Social (WarGames)

Join us for our Movie Social featuring the classic film WarGames this Saturday! You won't want to miss it, so be sure to RSVP now.

Sat, Nov 5, 12:00 AM - Sat, Nov 5, 1:00 AM

Open Source Intelligence

Join us for an exciting hands-on workshop where you'll learn how to effectively use and analyze open-source data for cybersecurity purposes. Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity!

Sat, Oct 29, 12:00 AM - Sat, Oct 29, 1:00 AM

Introduction to Network Traffic Analysis

Join us for a beginner-friendly workshop on how to use Wireshark to capture and analyze network traffic, where you'll learn how to engage in networking-based forensic analysis in a fun and interactive way!

Sat, Oct 15, 12:00 AM - Sat, Oct 15, 1:00 AM

An Introduction to Linux

We’ll be going over the basics on how to use Linux and why you should use it for certain applications, like server hosting. Furthermore, we’ll also help you set up a basic web server. Bring a laptop with a virtual machine software, like VMWare, and download our VM image for VMWare below before coming if you’d like to follow along.

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