Hot off the presses! Er, well, laser cutter! We bring you the new pinning tray. This tray is more portable than before. The other one was small but the square shape often made it hard to fit into some carrying cases with your other tools. This new design by Brian keeps the tray small but adds length to better go with the tools you normally carry.
And that’s not all! With this new design you can use the holes on the side and a lid to secure your pins for further storage. By placing a lid on top and using some small screws you can fasten the lid down and store the pins for later use. This is ideal if you are working on a progressive lock and need a place to store your the extra pins until you work your way up. It can also be used to keep some extra security pins grouped together or potentially for storing the pins from control locks used in lock forensics.
We are still testing out the design but once we finalize it we will have some available if anybody wants one.
February 15, 2012 at 7pm in the Hive13 lounge.
This will be the reboot for the Cincinnati Perl Mongers group. We can use the projector to share a few short presentations if anyone would like to present. I plan to do some beginner level stuff about what ‘use warnings, use strict, my, etc’ are for. Would be nice if someone talked about CPAN, favorite modules, arrays, hashes, etc. Also, informal talking about what we are using Perl for, cool technologies, etc.
There is a mailing list setup now so please subscribe if you might be interested in attending at some point. Depending on the turnout for the Wednesday group can try other nights too. Nothing is set in stone at this point. If monthly meetings are too much can set it up for every other month or quarterly.
This Friday, Cameron will be presenting on using Metasploit to do pivot attacks. If you have something that you would like to present, or a demo you would like to give, please feel free to come by.
We will be meeting at the Hive13 hacker space in Camp Washington, 2929 Spring Grove Ave at 7pm. Maps and other details about the location can be found here. See you there!
Hive13 contains a variety of exciting things to create prototypes from. Learn to mold and cast these prototypes and more using hobby-grade resins and silicone. The class is $40 and includes a take-home pint of slow-cure casting resin. Due to time constraints, molding will only be demonstrate (it takes 4-6 hours for the mold to cure), but we will cast real resin things that you can take home from pre-existing molds (what things is to be determined).
The class will be held from 7:00 p.m. – 10 p.m. Wednesday, February 22. Cut-off date for sign-up is February 17.
The class will cover:
- An overview of modern mold-making and casting
- Safety and equipment
- Building a simple mold box
- Preparing silicone and pouring a mold
- Casting resin in a mold
- Different types of resin
This Friday, Cameron will be continuing his discussion of wifi man-in-the-middle attacks. This talk builds on his previous talk, which you can learn about here.
We will be meeting at the Hive13 hacker space in Camp Washington, 2929 Spring Grove Ave. Maps and other details about the location can be found here. See you there!
Have you always wanted to get your Ham operators license? Well here is your chance!
On Saturday, January 14th, Hive13 hosting a HAM radio class to get your HAM license. This is an all day class plus the technical licensing test at the end. A week or two after passing your exam you will get your call sign from the FCC.
This class requires a study guide, The AARL Ham Radio License Manual, isbn# 0872590976. For the $30 signup the book is included. If you wish to purchase the book ahead of time then you can sign up for $15. You will need the book to take this class.
Click here to register.
for unnecessarily detailed directions to the space, please click here.
We just transferred our Domain Names from GoDaddy to Gandi.net. This transfer was done because GoDaddy recently announced support for SOPA. SOPA is a current bill set to pass that would effectively censor the internet. There are many options and even special discounts if you too want to change your registrar. It’s a very easy process and here are some suggestions from reddit. We chose Gandi because of their no-bullshit stance and history for protecting its customers.
You can also sign the boycott pledge here: http://godaddyboycott.org/
If you are a hive13.org member you should not see any service outage but feel free to contact us if something does not appear to be working.
UPDATE: GoDaddy just announced they are no longer supporting SOPA ;)
Mass Game Console Repair/Reflow event
Hive13 recently grabbed a PS3 YLOD (Yellow Light of Death) Repair kit from ifixit.com and went to work on 3 broken PS3s. The teardown was a lot of fun and we were greatly excited when we were able to recover all three PlayStations! After some G+ postings we realized the need to do this kind of event for Xbox users and any PlayStation 3 Owners out there that have YLOD. So we will be hosting a FREE event on December 11th from Noon – 3pm. The kits to fix these units are fairly cheap but you may want to consider contributing $5 for supplies. Food is not provided so consider bringing a snack.
If you are interesting in attending please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ah2z1tTz_EqndFBNd21jS055LWFGTDNqR1c4d1doNUE
If you had a console die on you and you have already replaced it. Please consider bringing in the console to fix or just donating it that day. We will take any unwanted repaired game consoles and donate them for kids for Christmas this year. If you just want to drop off a broken system please fill out the form just so we know how many supplies to purchase.
Event: Sun Dec 11th 12-3pm
Try to show up as close to Noon as possible. It can take a long time to dissemble and reassemble these units.
Cinci2600 is Friday, Nov. 4th, at 7pm. Cameron will be giving a talk about attacking wifi encryption. If you have something that you would like to present, or if you have something cool to demonstrate please feel free to bring it and show it off. Also feel free to take advantage of the hive being open to hang out and work on stuff.
maps, directions, and other details for arriving at hive13 can be found here.
The Lock Forensic group at Hive13 is having a class to show you how to create your own high quality metal bogota style pick set. The study of locks and lock picking is fascinating. A bogota style lockpick has a backend that can also work like a tension wrench. We will be making 2 of these style picks in the class. The two stiles will be the half diamond and the hook. If time permits we will have templates to make some more advanced designs (such as the actual bogota). We will also have lots of test and progressive locks to test our your new lock picks on as well as a quick demo on how to picks locks if you haven’t yet.
Proceeds from the class will goto buying equipment for the lock forensics lab. Lock forensics is the science of analyzing a lock to determine if it has been picked, what tools were used and the skill of the attacker. Hive13 holds the only known public group doing this research and welcome anybody to participate on the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Example of the type of picks you will be creating:
Sign up for the class today!
Class: Thursday November 17th, 6:30-8:30pm