break Assets: First Section: Static Analysis This challenge is a very hard one. You have a Linux ELF file that uses many anti-debugging techniques that don’t let you debug and analyze it easily.The file is x86 ELF and when you run it, shows you a prompt to enter a password.OK, when you open it in […]


9-crackstaller Assets: First section: The hard challenges starts at the moment. This file is a executable file that at the first glance, we see the .data section is encrypted. So we have a file that probably is packed. Ok let’s run it in a VM to observe its behavior. I use a Windows7-x64 as guest […]


8-ttt2 Assets: This is special challenge which is uses the new feature of Windows 10, WSL. The WSL is an embedded Linux OS in the windows that lets you to run the Linux files in it. For more info read this OK at first, I run the ttt2.exe file and it shows me an error […]


7-re_crowd Assets: First Section: This challenge is just a PCAP file. At the first place open it in the Wireshark, we see some HTTP GET requests and responses. For extracting the content of that webpage, Open it in the NetworkMiner software to extract the content of this pcap file. To import the dump to NetworkMiner, […]


6-codeit Assets: At first glance it is a UPX packed exe file. Unpack it with UPX and we see that file doesn’t run.This is a trick for Anti-unpacking. The malware author used some Hardcoded address in the malware code which if you unpack the malware, the unpacked version overwrites those addresses, and the unpacked malware […]


5-TKApp Assets: This is very simple. Just you don’t fooling with its name.The file is a TPK file that is a zip file which contains some dlls that unpack and run under a Linux with .NetFramework().like apk files.The platform is a popular OS for smart watchs and wearable devices. You can download the emulator and […]


4-report Assets: First Section: This is a VisualBasic Macro that stored in a Excel file.When opening the VBS script in VisaulBasic, I see it has a form(F) which stores two long string values in a textbox and a label object. Also the script has a Sheet1 file that in it, is the code of the […]


3-Wednesday Assets: This is a score game and you must get a specific score at this game so that it shows you the flag.After debugging the code, I saw that strings Score and High Score in the screen of game. Searched them in the memory of the file and find the address of them. I […]


2-garbage Assets: First Section: When we run the exe file, we see an error message from windows, that this file is invalid or something else.When we open file in a hex-editor, at the end of file we see that the Manifestxml which windows uses to run the program, is corrupted.The file is packed with UPX. […]


1-Fidler Assets: First Part: This is very simple. When you run the fidler.exe file, it shows a password box. The password checker function is simple. copy the password_check() in a new file run it with Python and print the ‘key’ value: “ghost”. def password_check(input): altered_key = ‘hiptu’ key = ”.join([chr(ord(x) – 1) for x in […]


This year I started the Flareon2020 challenge a week late but I could finish it.The number of challenges was less than last year, but was harder. I ranked 359 in the scoreboard in this year. not bad 😀 .I wrote a short and simple of my write-ups for the challenges in this repo. Also I […]