Introduction Last weekend I had some time so I wanted to have a look at a reversing challenge which you can find here: https://www.ethicalhacker.net/features/special-events/reverse-engineering-101-newbie-contest-webcast-elearnsecurity Reverse Engineering 101 Contest Steps Get the exe to be hacked Break it open and start exploring. The only rule for the challenge is that it has to be solved by […]
In this post, we’ll look at an application reversing challenge from HTS (hackthissite.org) resembling a real-life protection scheme.
Put simple, the program creates a key for your username, and compares it to the one you enter.
The goal of the HTS challenge is to create a key generator, but I just want to demonstrate how to retrieve the password.
Interested in capturing, documenting and analyzing scans and malicious activity, Corelan Team decided to set up a honeypot and put it online. In the first week of december 2010, Obzy built a machine (default Windows XP SP3 installation, no patches, firewall turned off), named it “EGYPTS-AIRWAYS”, set up a honeypot + some other monitoring tools, and connected it to the internet.
Last week (oct 17 2010), Lincoln (one of the Corelan Team members) informed the other team members about an ongoing hacking challenge (HaXx.Me #03) organized and hosted by MaXe (@intern0t). When I saw his message, it was already Sunday night and I knew I had to get up early the next day. Nevertheless I chose […]