Tag Archives: reversing

Reversing the Balong M3/MCU Console – Lightning the Path to Ring 0

Note: I’ve done some more work since this was written. You can find updates here, and a complete compromise here. This weekend, I spent some time continuing my investigation of a Huawei E5573 modem. In this, I was able to … Continue reading

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Writeup – ESPR, pdfmaker (33C3 Part 1 of 2)

During the last 2 days, I participated in the 33c3 CTF. This event was a 48-hour Jeopardy style CTF, held as part of the 33rd Chaos Communications Congress, by the CTF team Eat Sleep Pwn Repeat. I will now document … Continue reading

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Writeup – twin_primes, reversebox, greeting, super_express (Tokyo Westerns)

This weekend, I participated in the Tokyo Westerns CTF. During this event, I placed relatively poorly due to lack of focus (aka multitasking Deux Ex Mankind Divided and levelling my warlock to 105 in WoW. If I wasn’t on a … Continue reading

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Manually Unpacking PyInstaller (Python 2p6)

Earlier this week, I spent some time assisting a friend in unpacking a Python 2.6 PyInstaller’ed executable, with what seemed to be a number of broken magic numbers in an effort to confuse publically available unpacking tools. In this post, … Continue reading

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Writeup – Crack This Crypto, EME2 (websec.tech)

Over the past several weeks, team farmingsimulator2015 participated in the Websec CTF. This CTF was a solid CTF with a wide variety of content, but unfortunately plagued by a multitude of technical issues, meaning that sometimes, only a single team … Continue reading

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