Fun With Crypto

In the aftermath of the PlaidCTF event, I realized that there were some pretty easy points that could have been achieved if I had a more solid understanding of crypto. So lately I’ve been focusing some of my free time getting more acquainted with it – learning it’s history (which is quite fascinating actually) and […]

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Plaid CTF 2013 cat_rar Write-up

This is my second challenge write-up related to this past weekend’s PlaidCTF event hosted by Plaid Parliament of Pwning (www.pwning.net) and will cover the forensics challenge “cat_rar”. cat_rar – 150 After playing around with the crypto challenges for far too long, I decided to switch and help out some of the other team members with the […]

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2013 BSides ROC Crypto Challenge Write-Up

Members of the SUNY IT Network and Computer Security Club attended the Security BSides hacker conference in Rochester on April 6th. The BSidesROC event consisted of a number of security and computer related talks and games. One of the games at the conference was the Crypto Challenge, created by Darth Null (@DarthNull). The group was […]

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