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…

Honeynet Project - Forensics challenge 14 - Weird Python

This is my writeup for the Honeynet Project - Forensics challenge 14 - Weird Python there were multiple SSL and HTTP connections. I initially opened the pcapng in Wireshark and saw that there were multiple SSL and HTTP connections. Rather than combing through wireshark looking at each one I went…

Choosing sync/cloud software

There's a few new computers in my circle of family - my parents just bought one and my wife's laptop and phone - and I need a better solution for backing up everything. My previous solution CFTBackup was no longer working for windows computers as they were reinstalled or replaced.…

BkPctf - Alewife

The name of the file should have given us a hint as to the nature of the problem.. but it took me a while as I just started working on it and didn't pay attention to the name (nor see the problem description text).. and of course my modus operandi…