Category Archives: Jesting

“A jest’s prosperity lies in the ear of him that hears it, never in the tongue of him that makes it.”

Writeups – Shane and the Binary Files, MI6 (Pragyan CTF)

Over the past few weeks, numerous side projects (including starting lecturing for the COMP6443 course at UNSW, as well as attempting to unravel the fucking magic carpet ride that is OpenBTS) have significantly reduced the time I’ve been able to … Continue reading

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Writeup – pinlock (BSides San Francisco)

This past weekend, I participated to some degree in the BSides San Francisco CTF, the HackIM CTF and Codegate Qualifier CTF. Due to the baleful glare of the Day Star pushing temperatures to above 40 degrees in Australia, my participation … Continue reading

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Writeups – Catalyst, UnVM Me, Unknown Format, Mailclient

This weekend, I participated in the AlexCTF competition, hosted by Alexandria University. Overall, this event was easier than many previous CTF’s, with the last challenges being released significantly spiking the difficulty. As always, I will present writeups for the challenges … Continue reading

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Writeup – Simple Secret 2 (Break In CTF), grgsm_livemon Headless Mode

During the last week, I participated in the Break In CTF. Unfortunately, I completely neglected to take notes or save binaries, therefore, I can only provide a single writeup, based on the only binary I saved. Simple Secret 2 This challenge … Continue reading

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Writeup – bender_safe (Insomni’hack 2017 Teaser)

This weekend, I participated in the Insomni’hack 2017 Teaser. During this CTF, I got schooled pretty hardcore, but I was able to solve one challenge in the time allocated. I will write this challenge up below. bender_safe This challenge is … Continue reading

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