Hack The Box – Bounty Walkthrough

Introduction: This week's retiring machine is Bounty, which is a beginner-friendly box that can still teach a few new tricks.  Bounty is rated 4.8/10, which I feel is pretty appropriate given the overall ease of the machine.  In this walkthrough, we'll do a little bit of dirbusting, learn a nifty trick to gain remote code…

Hack The Box – TartarSauce Walkthrough

Introduction: This week's retiring machine is TartarSauce, which is full of rabbit holes deep enough to get stuck in.  With a rating of 6.2/10, it's not the most difficult of machines out there, but it definitely felt a little more complex to me than a 30 point box.  Either way, we get to experience another…

Hack The Box – DevOops Walkthrough

Introduction: This week's retiring box is DevOops.  Coming in at a difficulty rating of 4.3/10, it's not an incredibly hard machine to root, but it does teach some valuable lessons in web application penetration testing and basic Linux privesc enumeration.  Let's take a look at what a simple "oops" can mean for the bad guy.…

Hack The Box – Fighter Walkthrough

Introduction This week's retired box is Fighter, which brought a lot of pain into my life.  Having just started my HTB journey over the past couple of weeks, I have challenged myself to complete the retiring box, at a minimum, so that I can continue to post write-ups.  Fighter caused me hours of lost sleep. …