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Exam prep lecture - topics

Written on 16.07.24 by Ben Stock

Please state which topics you would like to see discuss through https://cms.cispa.saarland/askbot/fows24/question/2/topics-for-the-exam-preparation-lecture/ until Tuesday, July 23, 9am.

Exam prep lecture (24.7.) - moved in time and room

Written on 15.07.24 by Ben Stock

Dear all,

due to a summer school at CISPA, we cannot hold our lecture in the regular room on July 24. To add insult to injury, no rooms were available in our slot either on campus. Therefore, our final lecture will be starting at 8:30 in HS001 in E1 3.

 

ENOWARS CTF on July 20

Written on 11.07.24 by Ben Stock

Dear all,

if you enjoyed the challenges thus far, you have been inadvertently exposed to playing CTFs (both Jeopardy and Attack/Defence!). If you want to see how much you have learned already, you are invited to join the CTF team saarsec for playing ENOWARS (https://8.enowars.com/) on July 20th. We… Read more

Dear all,

if you enjoyed the challenges thus far, you have been inadvertently exposed to playing CTFs (both Jeopardy and Attack/Defence!). If you want to see how much you have learned already, you are invited to join the CTF team saarsec for playing ENOWARS (https://8.enowars.com/) on July 20th. We will meet in Kaiserstraße 21 in St. Ingbert (CISPA's D1 location). The CTF starts at 2pm, but please make sure to be there around 1pm at the latest. Bring your laptop, as you will have much more fun if you get your hands dirty there. 

If you want to join or have questions, please reach out to me on Mattermost (so I know how many of you to expect).

Cheers

 Ben

*TWO* Topics to be covered this week

Written on 24.06.24 by Ben Stock

Hi folks,

apologies for not letting you know earlier (it admittedly slipped my mind): this week we will be talking about code execution and assorted server-side issues. Both sets of slides were already available, I just forgot to mention this last week. Since I will be travelling in the week of… Read more

Hi folks,

apologies for not letting you know earlier (it admittedly slipped my mind): this week we will be talking about code execution and assorted server-side issues. Both sets of slides were already available, I just forgot to mention this last week. Since I will be travelling in the week of July 10, we will have to skip that lecture.

See you Wednesday :-) 

Evaluation

Written on 14.06.24 (last change on 14.06.24) by Ben Stock

Hi all,

please take a few minutes to evaluate the lecture through https://qualis.uni-saarland.de/eva/?l=150329&p=ryve1d

If you have additional comments which we can still address this year, feel free to reach out to us through Mattermost or the anonymous feedback feature on CMS.

Scratch that,… Read more

Hi all,

please take a few minutes to evaluate the lecture through https://qualis.uni-saarland.de/eva/?l=150329&p=ryve1d

If you have additional comments which we can still address this year, feel free to reach out to us through Mattermost or the anonymous feedback feature on CMS.

Scratch that, wrong course ;-) Will update with the right one later

Now with the correct link, see above

Reminder: turn off protection mechanisms when doing the exercises

Written on 10.06.24 by Ben Stock

Since this has come up specifically for the statistics task: you have to turn off protections for all our tasks (i.e., no intelligent tracking prevention, Brave Shields, adblockers, etc.).

If you want to be on the safe side, use a current Chrome in a separate profile - this is precisely what our crawlers use.

Askbot

Written on 10.05.24 by Ben Stock

We received some feedback which suggested activating the Askbot for more structured questions. We have now enabled it, but will not allow anonymous postings as it is then often hard to impossible for us to debug issues. Please also do not expect immediate answers or interactive discussions there, as… Read more

We received some feedback which suggested activating the Askbot for more structured questions. We have now enabled it, but will not allow anonymous postings as it is then often hard to impossible for us to debug issues. Please also do not expect immediate answers or interactive discussions there, as we will keep those on Mattermost.

Beyond that, please feel free to reach out to the team through a direct message if you have exercise-specific questions that you do not want to share with everyone in Town Square. 

Slight delay in lecture start on May 8

Written on 07.05.24 by Ben Stock

Due to some technicians coming in the morning, we will start 15 minutes later than usual (i.e. 10:30) in the Bernd Therre lecture hall.

Slight adjustment of lecture schedule

Written on 06.05.24 by Ben Stock

Due to my attendance of EuroS&P in July, we will have to skip the slot on July 10. Since last year, the Q/A for §8 and §9 was rather short, I have decided to merge the two meetings and move up the schedule a bit for infrastructure. Please find the updated version in the CMS. We will also adjust the… Read more

Due to my attendance of EuroS&P in July, we will have to skip the slot on July 10. Since last year, the Q/A for §8 and §9 was rather short, I have decided to merge the two meetings and move up the schedule a bit for infrastructure. Please find the updated version in the CMS. We will also adjust the schedule for exercises because of this, but will inform you early enough about the changes (note: you will have strictly more time than before).

Video 2 online - meeting on May 8

Written on 25.04.24 by Ben Stock

Hi folks,

thanks to a quick reminder on Mattermost (if you are not there, you should join soon ;)), I made the video for Lecture 2 available. The accompanying slides + Q/A slides are available in the Materials section. Please check into the questions we pose there as we want to discuss these in the… Read more

Hi folks,

thanks to a quick reminder on Mattermost (if you are not there, you should join soon ;)), I made the video for Lecture 2 available. The accompanying slides + Q/A slides are available in the Materials section. Please check into the questions we pose there as we want to discuss these in the next lecture slot.

Note that due to the public holiday next week, the next lecture will be on May 8 10:15 in the Bernd Therre lecture hall in CISPA.

Bring your laptop

Written on 24.04.24 by Ben Stock

For today, feel free to bring and use your laptop to follow along the howto of our infrastructure. We will of course record everything, so don’t worry if you cannot follow along live.

First lecture / unregistration

Written on 15.04.24 by Ben Stock

Dear all,

we start our lectures this week on Wednesday at 10 am (c.t.) in CISPA's 0.05 lecture hall (when you enter the building, it's on your left behind the counter). Note that with the currently signed up students, it will be crowded, so please don't leave any spaces between each other.

Also,… Read more

Dear all,

we start our lectures this week on Wednesday at 10 am (c.t.) in CISPA's 0.05 lecture hall (when you enter the building, it's on your left behind the counter). Note that with the currently signed up students, it will be crowded, so please don't leave any spaces between each other.

Also, given that we have reached our capacity a while back, I closed the ability for other to register. I have received a number of requests to join, so should want to not attend the lecture after all, please use the option to unregister from the course. This may allow others to take the course. And while I have your attention here, let me remind you that this is not your average 6CP course and you will have to invest significant time and effort (but I promise, you will learn a lot).

Note that we will be recording the Q/A sessions we do weekly, but uploading of those may be delayed. Therefore, I strongly encourage you to attend the weekly meetings.

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