Backup Implementation

I figured it's been a few weeks since I put my thoughts to keyboard regarding various backup solutions and since I've decided on a one and it's been in use for a week or two now it's time to write up what I went with. The short answer is Restic,…

Backup Search Results

Just my thoughts on the various backup packages - updated as I evaluate them more. Spideroak One Super simplistic interface. No way to start/stop backups, only able to run them on schedule couldn't tell if there was archival of versions proprietary storage server linux install is just untar a…

The hunt for a new backup solution

For about 2 years now I've been using CrashPlan Family Unlimited (no link because I'm mad at them) to handle backing up my data. I liked the solution well enough - it had Peer2Peer backups which meant I could install it on some less-tech-savvy friends' & families' computers and they…

DEF CON 25 CTF Quals - insanity

Overview Problem: Are you a chicken? <host>:<port> https://2017.notmalware.ru/90ac48d8e27c81628dd56a6e3926a18cd6a399c3/insanity.tar.bz2 Unlike my last write up - I did a lot of the work in solving this challenge so this write up will be a bit more detailed. In this challenge…

DEF CON 25 CTF Quals - reeses revenge

Overview This problem is a rehash of the reeses problem from DEF CON 21 CTF Finals. In this case the problem is compiled for x64 instead of ARM. We were provided with a binary and 4 sample files. Let me start by saying that I only had a small part…