Monthly Archives: May 2016

Writeup – Six Thousand Idle (TJCTF)

This weekend, I participated in TJCTF. This was an enjoyable CTF, with a good variety of challenges. Unfortunately, my lack of focus (specifically, not playing CTF to write fuzzer code and play EVE Online) cost me dearly in terms of … Continue reading

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Writeup – Basic, ByteMe, Patch (AusCERT 2016)

For a few brief hours last night and throughout today, I participated in the AusCERT 2016  CTF as a guest of Team Money Shot. Throughout this challenge, I tackled problems in the reversing, pwn and web categories: I’ll write about … Continue reading

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SUITS, HSCTF and more!

Those of you who know me well probably know that I’m a massive fan of doing educational/outreachy stuff. This past weekend, I spent Saturday participating in HSCTF with the fine folks at Sydney University’s IT Society: This was heaps of … Continue reading

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Writeup – WoO, WoO2, WoO2-Fixed (TUCTF)

During this weekend’s TUCTF competition, I encountered the woo, woo2 and woo2-fixed challenges. These are all variants of a specific challenge: the poorly oriented data type. At face value, all of these challenges appear to be the same, presenting the following … Continue reading

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Writeup – Beatz For Dayz (TUCTF)

This one’s a short but sweet writeup for future reference: this 100-point (?) challenge came in the form of a FLAC audio file. We threw around some ideas for a bit, and then someone hit upon the realization that we could simply … Continue reading

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