Celestial HackTheBox Notes

This box isn’t too bad and was actually pretty educational. First we started off with an nmap scan, noticing only one port open “3000”. Using the flag -sV we can use banner grabbing to determine what service is running on the port. We then found out it was node.js and a web host. So we... Continue Reading →

Programming From The Ground Up Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Know The Concepts 1) Describe the fetch-execute cycle. Also known as an instruction cycle or fetch-decode-execute cycle is the basic operational process of a computer. The process consists of the computer retrieving a program instruction from its memory; it then determines what actions the instruction contains. Lastly, it will execute the cycle. The... Continue Reading →

Valentine HackTheBox Notes

Valentine This box consists of a fair amount of rabbit holes that I will just ignore for the most part to avoid this report being super long.   The first thing I always do is run an nmap scan. I found 3 open ports, http, https, and ssh. This is great, web servers are fun.... Continue Reading →

Aragog HackTheBox Notes

Nmap -sV -T5 PORT   STATE SERVICE VERSION 21/tcp open  ftp vsftpd 3.0.3 22/tcp open  ssh OpenSSH 7.2p2 Ubuntu 4ubuntu2.2 (Ubuntu Linux; protocol 2.0) 80/tcp open  http Apache httpd 2.4.18 ((Ubuntu)) Service Info: OSs: Unix, Linux; CPE: cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel   Running dirbuster with medium wordlist => There are 4294967294 possible hosts for This is... Continue Reading →

Get A Password Manager!

Welcome to the 21st century! Remember back in the day when we would write down a password so we wouldn’t have to memorize it? Well let’s do that again! Just this time we are going to do it better. So a password manager is exactly what it sounds like. It is an application used to... Continue Reading →

Rooting the Coffee Machine

Eccellenza Touch Coffee Maker Rooting the Coffee Machine So you get a new coffee machine. It has network capabilities…. and It  has a USB port… Obviously this means you should hack it. The Process: The steps we took sort of went like this.Go make cup of Coffee Notice login interface while making coffee. Google default... Continue Reading →

OverTheWire Bandit Levels Explained

OverTheWire These were basically just my notes from each level that I figured I'd post just in case other people got stuck on a level or if I wanted to look back to these. Overall completing all of the levels was certainly a grind but there were plenty of nights where I just couldn't stop... Continue Reading →

Security+ SY0-501 by Darril Gibson

Security+ Get Certified Get Ahead SY0-501 Study Guide by Darril Gibson The day has come, I have, for the first time, read an entire book, since probably the third grade! You may hold the applause. This book was probably the single best source of knowledge I have come upon so far in my short life.... Continue Reading →

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