Walkthrough for Tr0ll: 1

More boot2root fun with yet another pretty basic (but at times frustrating) challenge put together by maleus21 and hosted by the Supreme Leaders of Excellence and Quality Stickers, Vulnhub. While these kinds of hack games don’t typically represent what you may find in a live production environment, often you’re left with a reminder that the dual concepts of…

Hacking people in business

Just returned home after a quick business trip to the Middle East. The temperature was solid, the trip went smoothly and the delegation achieved what it set out to accomplish.But I was reminded that the operational effectiveness of an enterprise information security program has a strong correlation to the seniority of those who support it in…

Walkthrough for xerxes: 1

You’re probably here because you want to know about the awesome boot2root xerxes:1, correct? This was a vulnhub challenge created by @barrebas, and was excellent! So let’s get started. I found the VM sitting on 192.168.56.102 – a quick nmap scan provided a list of available services: A close look at the web service was next…