RF Village at DefCon – Rick Farina, Rick Mellendick – PSW #705
The RF Hackers Sanctuary is a group of experts in the areas of Information, Wifi, and Radio Frequency Security with the common purpose to teach the exploration of these technologies with a focus on security. We focus on teaching classes on Wifi and Software Defined Radio, presenting guest speakers and panels, and providing the very best in Wireless Capture the Flag games to promote learning.
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After an unsuccessful adult film career under the pseudonym “Chubby Cox”, Zero has settled comfortably into his backup career of Wireless Security. Specializing in Wifi security, he has also branched out into bluetooth, radio, and sdr. Currently, he is working on the best Linux distro to ever grace the face of the earth, Pentoo. This bio is entirely unbiased.
Rick is the Chief Security Officer for PI Achievers by day, a process improvement and security firm, and an RF Hacker by night. Rick specializes in designing and assessing networks using offensive techniques to assist in securing client networks. He is a subject matter expert in computer network operations, Radio Frequency (RF) offense and defense, and building large scale security programs. Rick has completed over 500 vulnerability assessments and penetrations tests, specializing in the radio frequency spectrum.