Capture the flag (CTF)

n00bs CTF Labs – Solutions!

March 11, 2015 by Darren Dalasta

Congratulations to our winners and a big shout out to everyone who participated in the n00bs Capture the Flag Challenge! Check out the winning write-ups in the table below and be sure to keep an eye out for our next CTF challenge which is currently being developed. Until next time!

Level Winner Solution
1 Travis Royer https://travisroyer.wordpress.com/2015/03/14/infosec-institute-n00bs-ctf-labs-level-1-solution/
2 Tsvetelin Choranov https://github.com/boaster/git/tree/master/ctf.infosecinstitute.com/Level%202
3 Mike Harris https://www.556forensics.com/2015/03/19/ctf-infosec-institute-n00bs-ctf-challenge/
4 Khai Ee Cheah http://kectf.blogspot.com/2015/03/n00bs-ctf-labs.html
5 Dummyz http://shellnux.in/?p=51
6 Sven Steinbauer http://unlogic.co.uk/2015/03/11/infosec-n00bsctf/
7 Ibrahim El-sayed https://ctfcrew.org/writeup/99
8 Michael Heinzl http://awesec.com/writeups/n00bs_ctf/n00bs_CTF.php
9 Vikas Jain http://vikasx00.blog.com/2015/03/12/infosecinstitute-n00bs-ctf-solutions/
10 Hector Cuevas http://neobits.org/soluciones-para-n00bsctflabs-de-infosecinstitute/
11 Alyssa Rahman http://lyle.smu.edu/ssig/walkthroughs/noobs/
12 Douglas Berdeaux http://weaknetlabs.com/main/?p=3085
13 Jason Penberthy http://countershadedsecurity.com/infosec-institute-capture-the-flag-level-13/
14 Tosch https://pacmans.army/?p=158
15 Andrew Gill https://www.zerosec.co.uk/x/write-ups/n00bslabs/
Posted: March 11, 2015
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Darren Dalasta is an accomplished digital strategist and growth marketing leader with almost 20 years of experience in SEO, demand generation and product management. Darren leads growth marketing strategy at Infosec, where he focuses on implementing scalable digital strategies that generate sales-ready leads, shorten the time-to-purchase journey and reduce churn. Previously, Darren ran digital marketing at WhitePages.com where he doubled search traffic for the company’s Top 50 global site and was among one of the first 100 Google Adwords Qualified Professionals. He joined Infosec in 2010 and has since grown the marketing team from one staff person to 18. Darren holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from University of Wisconsin-Madison and lives in the Pacific Northwest where he spends as much time in the mountains as possible.

8 responses to “n00bs CTF Labs – Solutions!”

  1. Jay Kerschner says:

    Can’t wait to work through and solve some of these for my blog! weeklysec101.wordpress.com
    Thank you for giving the newer to infosec crowd some challenges to work on 🙂

  2. Lythinari says:

    Is that other file for level 14 suppose to be there in the misc directory with the answer in it?
    “infosec_flagis_whatsorceryisthis”

  3. keasbey says:

    Anyone else stuck with level 5? There’s something about that hex view…

    This is really cool, by the way. Are there any other CTF games like this one that are made for us new lot?

  4. Lythinari says:

    Are you talking about this?

    %&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz

    &'()*56789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz

    Did a “strings” on the file

  5. sellva says:

    hi anybody into level 15

  6. disqus_5iAH40hsDs says:

    Was able to solve a few with just couple simple tools.

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