Web security beginner workshop

The FAUST CTF team, flagbot and polygl0ts will collaborate in offering a web security workshop aimed at beginners to jump start them in the world of CTFs. If you participated in PokeCTF earlier this year, you will not want to miss this!

The workshop will take place on the 9th and the 10th of October. It will be open for everyone who is interested. No previous skills required, except interest in hacking.


If you are interested, please sign up here. The registration closes on Thursday, 7th of October at midnight!


The main topics will be:

  • python for web CTFs 101
  • command injection
  • SQL injection
  • XSS (cross site scripting)
  • Participants will compete in a jeopardy style CTF for the whole duration of the workshop: after each lecture a set of challenges will be released.


Time Saturday 9/10 Sunday 10/10
10:00 Introduction + Python 1 Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Attacks
11:00 Python 2: web libraries
12:00 Lunch Lunch
13:30 SQL Injection Attacks Award ceremony
15:30 Command Injection Attacks End of Day 2
17:00 End of Day 1