Hack The Box – Reversing: Debug Me Hints

Hello, Here are some hints for solving the Debug Me challenge on HackThebox: Use a good debugger like x64dbg Use an anti-anti-debugging plugin like Scylla Hide. (read the instructions on how to install it) Step through the challenge and see where it takes you. Thanks!

December 22, 2019 · 1 min · Denis Nuțiu

Keygenme or Not

Keygenme or Not is a cute reversing challenge I found on root-me.org. It requires an username and an activation key. I particularly enjoyed this challenge and decided to make a blog post about it. The twist of this challenge is that you can solve it without writing any code, thus the name ‘Keygenme or Not’. If you want to solve this challenge but you’re stuck you should definitely give it one more try because solving it is very easy....

December 25, 2018 · 2 min · Denis Nuțiu

HackTheBox Reversing: Cake Challenge

Hello, If you open this binary in Binary Ninja or any other disassembler, you’ll see a that the flow is quite weird. After looking at the strings tab I found UPX listed in there, this explains the weird graph. UPX is an open-source packer. A packer is just a piece of software that compresses the binary, when the binary is run it will unpack itself. Packing an exe could reduce it’s size by 30% or so....

September 15, 2018 · 2 min · Denis Nuțiu