Blog: Hilltop CTF
Read about our public capture the flag event, at the end of May 2020.
By JOSHUA BEAMAN (CEO) and ELLIOT JERGE (Events Administrator)
A huge thank you to everyone that took part in our public capture the flag event, HilltopCTF! From the Content Engineers to the Players, we’re glad you could participate, and hope you learned something new throughout the two weeks.
Now that everything has wrapped up, we’ve had a lot of players ask us for write-ups so that they can learn from where they went wrong.
Below we have compiled a list of our Content Engineers and their challenge writeups.
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Elliot Jerge (@invirtutedei)
Writeup available at https://invirtutedei.com/?p=47
22-Year old IT enthusiast , who loves all things computers and cyber-security. Currently works as an Cyber Security Administrator for a small company, enjoys horror (books.movies,games), video games and is always learning.
- Great Tragedy
- Something Smells Phishy
- Deep Dark Forest
- Easter Egg Hunt
Chris Yoo (@PenTest-duck)
Writeup available at https://github.com/PenTest-duck/SBT-Hilltop-CTF
14 year old high school student and an aspiring penetration tester. Currently learning and absorbing as many things as possible to achieve that goal.
- Broken DES
- Galois Galore!
- URL Tsunami
Carlos Nava (M1ndCh41N)
Writeup available at https://gitlab.com/securitybluehilltop/m1ndch41n-writeup
Experienced OSINT intelligence analyst and (geo)data scientist turned DFIR nerd. Dropped C/C++ for Python. Old-fashioned with a pinch of contemporary trends. C0ffee addict.
- Bitcoin Scam
- Data Exfiltration
- ran$om message
Writeup available at https://xprophetx.com/sbt_hilltopctf.html
Web Developer who gained interest in Cyber Security after his server got 0wn3d by EternalBlue… sad right? I love learning about every subject in the hacking/security industry but my knowledge is focused on the web.
- P2SEC Series
- Web, Misc and Malware Analysis
Michelle Goossens (MasterWayZ)
Writeup available at https://blog.masterwayz.nl/?p=288
18 year old IT-nerd, new to cybersecurity, big fan of virtualization and homelabs. Self-learning student.
Nico “Socks” Smith
Writeup available at https://soldiersandsaints.com/a-ctf-walk-through-with-socks/2020/
- Wrong Number
- Only Time Will Tell
- Bases Loaded
- BRUTUS this aint Cesar
- The Encryptionist
- The 8-Bit Engagement
Jenn Ferreras (@JenF3rr_)
Writeup available at https://medium.com/@Jenf3rr_/hilltopcfts-mr-pink-write-up-dcb8bc5b19d8?source=friends_link&sk=bc80a95dd2b51b15c1b26baf0e3e1a1a
Cyber and IT dual masters student. Chemistry background with management experience. Flamingos, Harry Potter, Coffee, and Books make the world a better place. #ShareTheKnowledge
- Mr. Pink
Writeup available at https://medium.com/@MalwareExploit/undercover-write-up-hilltopctf-d1b61daa44e3
Writeup available at https://github.com/zghouse/SBT_Hilltop-CTF
Cyber Security Enthusiast | SecOps Analyst | Blue Team | Researcher. “Think bad, do good”.
- Jorji Costava
- What a Mess!
- The Intercept
Writeup available at https://medium.com/@nekrozzer/sbt-hilltopctf-day-of-the-tentacle-write-up-3c9b0903164d
Security Blue Team Content Editor and Training Assistant.
- Day of the Tentacle
- HELLO CAT, FIND THE MOUSE!
Writeup available at https://chrisandoryan.github.io/ctf/2020/06/09/hilltopctf2020.html
A cyber security student currently finishing his final year at Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta. Having a solid background in penetration testing and systems security, passionate in studying Android and Web Development. Currently responsible as Subject Development Officer at Software Laboratory Center, Bine Nusantara University.
- Heist to the Port
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