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  • 1 week ago
  • Antonio Macovei
  • CTF

UNbreakable CTF 2020 - Write Up

This weekend (16 - 18 October 2020) was the first edition of UNbreakable Romania, a national InfoSec competition in the format of a Jeopardy-style CTF. It was held completely online...
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  • 2 weeks ago
  • Antonio Macovei
  • HackTheBox

HackTheBox - Passage - Write Up

Going back to Medium boxes, I tried my luck with Passage. The foothold was pretty easy, but the privilege escalation part was challenging, with some obscure exploits and out-of-the-box thinking....
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  • 4 weeks ago
  • Antonio Macovei
  • HackTheBox

HackTheBox - Doctor - Write Up

Shortly after I rooted Tabby, a new easy box was released. Doctor was quite an experience, being a lot harder than I expected. At first, I thought I could go...
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  • 1 month ago
  • Antonio Macovei
  • HackTheBox

HackTheBox - Tabby - Write Up

This week's box is called Tabby. I got the chance to exploit a bug from the OWASP Top 10 list while also interacting with a new service - Tomcat. It...
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  • 1 month ago
  • Antonio Macovei
  • HackTheBox

HackTheBox - Cache - Write Up

Another one bites the dust. My most recent capture is Cache and I can really say that it surprised me in a good way. I learned a lot of new...
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  • 1 month ago
  • Antonio Macovei
  • HackTheBox

HackTheBox - Admirer - Write Up

Fourth box and counting. Once again, an interesting machine with an interesting story. Admirer taught me more about enumeration and how to identify CVE exploits, but the real lesson here...
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  • 1 month ago
  • Antonio Macovei
  • HackTheBox

HackTheBox - Magic - Write Up

I have finally got the courage to take on my first boxes on HackTheBox this month, and I am very pleased with the outcome. I pwned 3 machines so far,...
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