Dr.Evil MidnightSun Quals 2019

So, I did not solve this challenge during the CTF but solved it moments later the CTF was over. I thought this to be a crypto related challenge & did not look further into it. I shit myself right now because I could've easily got the first blood in this challenge. Let us see why... Continue Reading →


I Heard You Like Files – TAMUCTF’19

So this is a pretty basic but confusing challenge. Let us look at the description of the challenge and then proceed to solve it. Challenge File:  ART.png Description: So the clue that description gives us is that the given challenge file "art.png" may not be a PNG. It turns out that it is true. PNGCHECK... Continue Reading →

UTCTF’19 RIP Forensics Write-Up

So UTCTF went great for us. We finished 6th in CTF and also ended up in the top 5 for the CTFs which were almost running parallelly(Pragyan CTF, AeroCTF) with this one. So yeah, it was a great weekend for us. So let us get on with the challenge now. Description: The description gives away... Continue Reading →

SEC-T CTF’17 G1bs0n WriteUp

This was one of the better memory forensics challenges that I tried and solved. There was not much of a big depth in this challenge but however, it tries to teach you the basic plugins of volatility. Though the writeup may look very clean and straight-forward, I was at sixes and sevens while trying out... Continue Reading →

BsidesSF’17 CTF DNScap Write-Up

This was one of the exciting challenges that I solved lately. I'd even recommend this challenge to everyone who is interested in learning Network Forensics and more about the┬áscapy module of python. So enough talk, let us get on with the challenge. Challenge Description: "Found this packet capture. Pretty sure there's a flag in here.... Continue Reading →

InCTF Quals 2018 Hard-To-Get WriteUp

I had a lot of fun organizing this CTF. Just too much excitement. Many people have requested me to put out a write-up for the challenge which had only 4 solves in the end. So I'll be writing a short write-up. Challenge Description: So from the challenge, one can pretty much discover that the user... Continue Reading →

Alex CTF 2017 Fore3 Write-Up

So this is actually my first USB PCAP analysis challenge. This is one of the most basic challenges and there's a lot to learn from it if you are new to this. USB pcap analysis is a major trend in the current CTFs. So let us get on with the challenge. Challenge Description: One of... Continue Reading →

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