[Owasp-leaders] Sydney OWASP and the ~Content Creation~ Journey

Andrew Muller andrew.muller at owasp.org
Wed Aug 21 04:12:49 UTC 2013

Likewise, I'm in Canberra but happy to help with speakers. I think we could
form an axis of evil along the eastern seaboard.

On Wednesday, 21 August 2013, Serg wrote:

> That's pretty awesome, Norm! Welcome back Sydney chapter :)
> This is definitely a step in the right direction. I think it's about time
> we started focusing on 'application security' and ditch the 'web' part.
> I am in Melbourne, but if you want to organise a chapter meeting in
> Sydney, I could definitely help with venue and probably some speakers,
> too... Let me know.
> Cheers
>    Serg
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> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Dennis Groves <dennis.groves at owasp.org<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'dennis.groves at owasp.org');>
> > wrote:
>> Sweet, I love the 'old skool' hacking - back when I was a kid we had to
>> reverse engineer, disassembling and debug our video games!
>> How about you and I work on putting it into the github.com/OWASP/
>> <project_**name> repository.
>> Dennis
>> On 20 Aug 2013, at 17:28, Norman Yue wrote:
>>  Hi Internet-friends!
>>> The Sydney chapter is kicking off again, and to be honest, the experience
>>> has been a bit hit and miss so far. The meetups thing only seems to work
>>> when there's someone around to create and deliver content, and let's face
>>> it, with people having day jobs and all, that's not always going to
>>> happen.
>>> So we started making our own content: a month or so ago, I asked if
>>> anyone
>>> else didn't know anything about Mac OS X reverse engineering and wanted
>>> to
>>> learn. A few people put their hands up, and from then, we've been having
>>> weekly meetups to work together on understanding fat binaries, Mach-O and
>>> whatnot.
>>> This particular experiment has been an unmitigated success. I know it's
>>> not
>>> technically "web" but it's ~content~ and has people interested, so good
>>> enough for me - and I want to share it with everyone else.
>>> The source code is available at github.com/CreateRemoteThread/**macosx<http://github.com/CreateRemoteThread/macosx>(is
>>> there somewhere I can stick it with an OWASP logo?), and the overarching
>>> goal of the project is to write a (good/usable) Mac OS X disassembler +
>>> debugger, and in the process learn heaps about Mac OS X executable format
>>> and process stuff. It's a learning experience for all of us so please
>>> excuse the quality of the code, and I use emacs ("use" in the broadest
>>> sense of the term) so excuse the derp formatting. If any of you other
>>> chapter leaders, or your chapter members are interested in collaborating
>>> on
>>> this, or would like more information, please do drop me a line and we can
>>> work something out :)
>> [Dennis Groves](http://about.me/**dennis.groves<http://about.me/dennis.groves>),
>> MSc
>> [Email me](mailto:[email protected]**owasp.org <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
>> 'dennis.groves at owasp.org');>) or [schedule a meeting](http://goo.gl/8sPIy
>> ).
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