Decrypting network traffic at the hackerspace

You know the VU meter showing the network traffic on our Internet connection. The needle also bounces when the hackerspace is empty. Looking a bit more closely shows that it’s mostly encrypted traffic. What is going on here? To store our members credentials and information for our WiFi network and our Openduino lock system, we ...

Marble Adder 4

Every 2 years the science festival invites to bring science to young people. It is split into 2 parts. The first 2 days are for dedicated workshops with groups from various schools. The last 2 days are open to the public. Being a bit late with our submission we came up with the nice idea ...

2012…a new dawn! 2

It is tradition to wish everyone a happy new year when the old one ends and a new one begins. But the past year will leave a mark on everybody’s memory for its events.

Back to the Future :: science and other curiosities

Geek-historians will certainly come to recognize November 10th through 13th 2011 as one of the great moments in syn2cat history. On those cold, damp and foggy November days, we not only participated in the Student’s Fair but also presented a somewhat unique device to the broader Luxembourgian public. At the 2011 edition of the Science ...

syn2roadtrip to CCC 1

A few hackers made a roadtrip to the Chaos Communication Camp in Finowurth, near Berlin. Along the road were a few visits to some hackerspaces and attractions including C4 in Cologne or Miniaturwunderwelt in Hamburg. You can see some snapshots in our little video feature. Enjoy