In this post, I’ll go over fundamentals of the Domain Name System (DNS). The content below is not meant to be a deep dive into the inner workings of DNS but is meant more as a gentle introduction for beginners or a quick refresher for those of us returning to the world of networking and cybersecurity after a prolonged absence. Over the last year, I have been meaning to get back into cybersecurity but as life would have it, I couldn’t dedicate much time without detracting from existing obligations and responsibilities. The last month has seen an increase in my leisure time and as such I have finally been able to devote some time... Read More.
When last we spoke I had started chipping away at the binary exploitation problems in picoCTF 2018. Two years later: I’m now an ‘Elite Hacker’ on HTB and placed in the Top-10 overall in picoCTF 2022. Here’s how I did it. Read More.
I’ve spent the last couple of months of the pandemic lockdown hacking my way through the PicoCTF 2018 capture the flag challenges - and I’m sharing what I’ve learned. Every single Binary Exploitation challenge has been cracked, including the ones requiring heap exploits. Can you figure out how I did it? TLDR: Jump straight to our PicoCTF 2018 BinExp Guide. Read More.