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Computing Hacking & CTF

CTF – Irish-Name-Repo 1-3

We’re going to look at the 3 ‘Irish Name Repo’ hacking challenges supplied by PicoCTF. All three challenges are broken down below, so you can see how the solution develops. Irish Name Repo 1 This is a 300 point Web Exploitation hacking challenge. This is what we’re provided with: AUTHOR:┬áCHRIS HENSLER Description There is a […]

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Computing Hacking & CTF

CTF – mus1c Challenge

This PicoCTF general skills challenge was a bit of a weird one. You’ll either know what to do straight away, or have very little to go on. I was the latter. If you’ve delt with esolangs before… you’re probaby one step ahead of me. Valued at 300 points, you’re given a small lyrics txt file […]

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Computing Hacking & CTF

CTF – Web Gauntlet 3

Another quick writeup of a CTF hacking challenge, hosted by PicoCTF. This challenge Web Gauntlet 3, is an injection attack. I believe the payload for this challenge actually works for the previous two challenges as well, Web Gauntlet 1 and Web Gauntlet 2. The hacking challenge AUTHOR: MADSTACKS Description Last time, I promise! Only 25 […]

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Computing Hacking & CTF jQuery & JavaScript

CTF – Java Script Kiddie

Even though I know some Javascript, this 400 point web-exploitation hacking challenge from PicoCTF proved to be a difficult for me. Thankfully with my forensic background I was well aware of important elements of this challenge, such as hex, bytes and file signatures. Saying that, it still took a few hours from starting the Java […]