Pwn, Pun, Parent - My (pseudo)random thoughts on hacking and cybersecurity
RC3CTF 2017 - Math Class Writeup
I participated with BitsForEveryone in RC3CTF. There were five coaches from the C3T team competing and we finished in 12 place with a total of...
21 Nov 2017
2016 SANS Holiday Hack Challenge Writeup
The great folks at SANS and CounterHack have brought us another adventure in the land of Josh and Jessica Dosis. This years challenge is called...
31 Dec 2016
Impossible Pen Test - DawgCTF
The team at UMBC put on a great CTF over the Easter weekend of 2020. This CTF has a set of problems that you don’t see too often. Many times...
12 Apr 2020
VirSecCon CTF - Eyeless SQL
VirSecCon CTF was the CTF as part of the Virtual Security Conference in April 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. This CTF was put on my John Hammond and feature many...
04 Apr 2020
NeverlanCTF 2020 - Web Challenges
Getting started with CTFs can be intimidating but over the past 5 years we have seen a boom in the number of CTF events aimed at the middle school and...
12 Feb 2020
picoCTF - Insp3ct0r with Jupyter
I am experimenting with Juypter notebooks for solving CTF problems. Here is a notebook converted to a blog entry. You can find the original Jupyter Notebook file here
23 Oct 2019
picoCTF 2019 - Shark on the Wire 2 aka 'Mama Shark'
Back to another picoCTF challenge, this time to a challenge that is more in my wheel house. Network traffic forensics… specifically “shark on the wire 2” for 300 points. There...
22 Oct 2019
picoCTF 2019 - Overflow 1 - 'A PWNy For Your Thoughts'
I have never really been that great at binary exploitation challenges. But I am fascinated with return oriented programming attacks and the concept of weird machines. To this end, I...
15 Oct 2019