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.”

Karma on ESP8266

Earlier this year, I had wondered whether it was feasible to implement the Karma attack on a low-powered device, such as the ESP8266. It turns out this was quite simple, and you can now find a template for this on … Continue reading

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Writeups – Mr Reagan, Bluepill (Securityfest CTF)

This weekend, I particpated for a short while in the Securityfest CTF. During the time available, I was able to solve a few challenges – I will present the writeups for two of them here. Mr Reagan This challenge was … Continue reading

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Writeups – Numbers Game, BabyRE (RCTF – Part 2)

This post continues from my last post on. Two more writeups for RCTF are presented below. Numbers Game This challenge was presented as an IP and port, with the clue that we had to “guess”. This challenge ended up being … Continue reading

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Writeups – Sign, Cpushop, Cats (RCTF – Part 1)

This weekend, I participated in the RCTF event. This was a well-paced, yet challenging CTF – I enjoyed this event, and did not encounter any hosting issues aside from a few moments when one of the web challenges went down. … Continue reading

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Writeups – ELF Crumble (DEFCON Quals)

In the past weekend, I participated in the DEFCON Quals CTF. I was able to solve three challenges, and I will present writeups for one challenge – I lost another through poor record-keeping, and the third, Eval Whitelisting, is not … Continue reading

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