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Hack The Box: Love

I started this off with some very standard enumeration, getting nmap and dirbuster up and running. There was clearly something web-like and interesting running on 5000/tcp but that wasn’t accessible from an external address. Also of interest was a reference that nmap discovered to ‘’. It took me longer than […]


A lot has been written about GootLoader and the eventual malware that it drops (GootKit and/or REvil) by researchers far more knowledgable than myself – so I won’t tread too much on old ground. I happened to come across an incident involving GootLoader recently and was impressed at the level […]