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…

VetSec Takes First in the Hacktober CTF: Summary & Steganography Write-up!

For the last week, VetSec competed in the Hacktober.org CTF event, which consisted of challenges in forensics, steganography, programming, offensive tactics, web application, reverse engineering, cryptography, and more.  I am happy to announce that WE WON! Our team consisted of the following members: Elliot Chernofsky (@emtuls) Reuben Booker (@reubadoob) Rob Fuller (@mubix) Myself (@hmaverickadams) The…

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. …

WiFi Hacking – Wardriving with an Android Phone and Raspberry Pi 3

How to: This portion of the article focuses on how to set up your Raspberry Pi and Android phone with the appropriate tools. Once you have set everything up, feel free to watch the video for a live demonstration. Equipment used: -Raspberry Pi 3 with Kali installed (Amazon link) -Android (Samsung Galaxy 8S) -ALFA AWUS036NH…