This article presents my approach for the Racetrack Bank capture the flag (CTF) challenge, a free room available on the TryHackMe platform created by the user deltatemporal. I have provided a link to the TryHackMe platform in the references below for anyone interested in trying out this CTF.

Disclaimer

I like to add a brief disclaimer before a writeup to encourage people to attempt the room before reading this article, since there will obviously be spoilers in this writeup. I believe you will enjoy the CTF more if you attempt it yourself first and then come back to this writeup if…


This article demonstrates my approach to solving the Reversing ELF room created by mrpvr, available for free on the TryHackMe platform. This room contains 8 beginner crackme challenges which increase in difficulty as you progress. I have provided a link to the TryHackMe platform below for anyone interested in trying these challenges.

Crackme1

Let’s start with a basic warmup, can you run the binary?

The challenge provides a binary which I am asked to run. Using the file command, I can see that it is an ELF binary as expected based on the room’s title.

file crackme1


In this article, I will be demonstrating my approach to completing the Internal Capture The Flag (CTF), a free Penetration Testing Challenge room available on the TryHackMe platform created by TheMayor. I have provided a link to the TryHackMe platform in the references below for anyone interested in trying out this CTF.

Disclaimer

I like to add a brief disclaimer before a writeup to encourage people to attempt the room before reading this article, since there will obviously be spoilers in this writeup. I believe you will enjoy the CTF more if you attempt it yourself first and then come back…


In this article, I will be providing a walkthrough for the Overpass 2 — Hacked room, a free room available on the TryHackMe platform created by NinjaJc01. I have provided a link to the TryHackMe platform in the references below for anyone interested in trying out this free room.

Disclaimer

This is a walkthrough room and not your conventional CTF room, however this article will still contain some spoilers. I believe you will enjoy this room more if you attempt it yourself first and then come back to this article if you get stuck or need a hint!

Room Background — Overpass has been hacked!

The following background…


In this article, I will be demonstrating my approach to completing the Anonymous Playground Capture The Flag (CTF), a free room available on the TryHackMe platform created by Nameless0ne. I have provided a link to the TryHackMe platform in the references below for anyone interested in trying out this CTF.

Disclaimer

I like to add a brief disclaimer before a writeup to encourage people to attempt the room before reading this article, since there will obviously be spoilers in this writeup. I believe you will enjoy the CTF more if you attempt it yourself first and then come back to this…


In this article, I will be demonstrating how to solve the Hacker101 CTF (Capture The Flag) challenges for the Android category. Hacker101 is a free educational site for hackers, run by HackerOne.

Disclaimer

I was motivated to make this article out of a desire to learn more about Android mobile application security. This writeup will obviously contain spoilers and I encourage readers to attempt this CTF before reading this article. Try to solve as many of these challenges as you can and then come back later to read this article if you get stuck or want to see a potentially different…


In this article, I will be demonstrating my approach to completing the Recovery Capture The Flag (CTF), a free room available on the TryHackMe platform created by deltatemporal. I have provided a link to the TryHackMe platform in the references below for anyone interested in trying out this CTF.

Disclaimer

I like to add a brief disclaimer before a writeup to encourage people to attempt the room before reading this article, since there will obviously be spoilers in this writeup. …


In this article, I will be continuing my walkthrough of the InsecureBankv2 Android application created by the GitHub user dineshshetty. Check out Part 1 & Part 2 to see how to setup the application and some of the application’s insecurities I have already demonstrated. I have left a link to application’s GitHub repository in the references below.

Disclaimer

As I stated in Part 1 & 2, I was inspired to make this article out of an interest to learn more about Android mobile application security. This article will obviously contain spoilers about the vulnerabilities present in the InsecureBankv2 Android application. I…


In this article, I will be continuing my walkthrough of the InsecureBankv2 Android application created by the GitHub user dineshshetty. Check out Part 1 to see how to setup the application and some of the application’s insecurities I have already demonstrated. I have left a link to application’s GitHub repository in the references below.

Disclaimer

As I stated in Part 1, I was inspired to make this article out of an interest to learn more about Android mobile application security. This article will obviously contain spoilers about the vulnerabilities present in the InsecureBankv2 Android application. I encourage readers to exploit as…


In this article, I will be taking a look at the InsecureBankv2 Android application created by the GitHub user dineshshetty. According to the creator, this vulnerable Android application is for developers and security enthusiasts to learn more about Android insecurities by testing a purposefully vulnerable Android application. I have left a link to application’s GitHub repository in the references below, which provides a list of all the vulnerabilities currently present in the application.

Disclaimer

I was inspired to make this article out of an interest to learn more about Android mobile application security. This article will obviously contain spoilers about the…

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