This was an easy-difficulty Linux box that was very straightforward and an excellent entry level challenge for those new to HackTheBox. To solve the machine, the attacker needed to perform basic scanning and enumeration to gain a foothold on the machine and get the user flag. …


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Recently, I passed the Blue Team Level 1 (BTL1) certification exam provided by Security Blue Team (SBT). I have created this short article to help anyone who is considering on studying for the BTL1 certification and to share my experience with the course.

BTL1 Training Material:

The BTL1 course is designed to provide…


This was an easy-difficulty Linux box that required the attacker to carefully enumerate a website to gain a foothold and exploit a binary to escalate privileges to root.

Enumeration

I started enumerating the target machine by performing a quick scan with NMAP to identify any open ports:

nmap -T5 --open -sS…


This was an easy-difficulty Linux box that involved exploiting a well known vulnerability in Drupal 7 CMS and escalating privileges by exploiting snap install with sudo privileges.

Enumeration

I started enumerating the target machine by performing a quick scan with NMAP to identify any open ports:

nmap -T5 --open -sS -vvv…


This was an easy-difficulty box that required the attacker to enumerate a website and find a file with hidden credentials to gain a foothold. To escalate privileges to user, the attacker then needed to look for a file containing credentials. …


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

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This article presents my approach for solving the Vulnet: Internal capture the flag (CTF) challenge, a free room available on the TryHackMe platform created by the user TheCyb3rW0lf. I have provided a link to the TryHackMe platform in the references below for anyone interested in trying out this CTF.

Disclaimer

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I recently took the eJPT (eLearnSecurity Junior Penetration Tester) certification and I decided to share my experience after passing the exam. For those who are not aware of the eJPT, it is a practical certification on penetration testing and information security essentials aimed at IT professionals. …


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.

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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. …

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