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HTB: OpenSource

OpenSource is an ‘easy’ recent box that I started just as it was coming to the end of its time in the Release Arena. It took me a while longer than I would have liked. So long in fact, it had dropped into the regular area with a different IP […]

Hack The Box: Late

Around a decade or so ago Chris Tarrant used to be the host of a show called Who Wants To Be a Millionaire? shown on ITV in the UK. This show has become a franchise sold worldwide, so wherever you are reading this, you’ve probably seen an incarnation on your […]

Hack The Box: Paper

It’s been a few months since we popped a shell on Hack The Box. I didn’t fancy a migraine today though, so it’s just an easy box we’re going after. Starting with some basic enumeration, I ran nmap which never seemed to complete for some reason. I wasn’t really waiting […]

Covid Scams

Many people are already aware of the scams that start with Smishing (SMS Phishing). For the uninitiated, this is where a malicious actor sends SMS messages to try to get a victim to click a link. They normally suggest that a payment has failed and that the victim will lose […]