CrikeyCon 2019 Free Ticket Challenge

Another year, another CrikeyCon. And with it, a new free ticket challenge. new challenge tks crikey luv u (n u 2 humanised) Again, like last year, I already had a ticket. But I thought I’d give it a go anyway. Looks like base64, so let’s do a quick decode....

CrikeyCon 2018 Free Ticket Challenge

A couple of weeks ago I saw this on my LinkedIn feed: At first I was upset, because I had already purchased my CrikeyCon 2018 ticket. But alas, a challenge is a challenge. It looks like we’ve got some MD5 hashes. You can usually tell an MD5 hash by the 32...

Connecting Windows machine to two networks

I’ve yet to do a blog on my home lab setup (mostly because I’ve been dicking around trying to get my server to work with a cheap wireless adapter), but I’ve managed to get my Windows machine to successfully connect to both my home WiFi and my lab...

Connecting a Kali VM to two networks simultaneously

I was at a monthly InfoSec meetup last week ready to start a CTF. I’d set up my Kali VM day before (inspiring me to write this amazing guide). I knew how to connect to two networks beforehand, but it just wasn’t working for me that night. So, I’ve...

Batch renaming files with PowerShell

I recently *ahem* legally acquired 6 seasons of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia. I host all my media files in Plex Media Server, so I can stream them to whatever screen I want. Unfortunately, it was unable to recognise the format: 1 <Show name> Season...