Everything You Need to Know About the National Cyber League Individual Game

So you've made it through Preseason, now what happens? Well it's time for the Individual Game. Notice And I want to make this clear right off the bat, it's called the Individual Game for a reason, you play this portion of the competition completely on your own. You cannot ask anyone (this includes your professor, … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About the National Cyber League Individual Game

Everything You Need to Know About the National Cyber League Preseason Game

Ah Preseason... The first foray into the actual competition for the season. You've already gotten a taste of how everything works from the Gymnasium, so I'll skip over that. If you've never played before and you haven't looked at the Gym yet, go back to your Dashboard and play around in the Gym first to … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About the National Cyber League Preseason Game

A Beginner’s Guide to Scanning with DirBuster for the NCL Games

So you've made it through the port scanning challenge, congrats! (If you haven't, go read up on nmap over on WebWitch's blog which you can find here.) Now you've hit a challenge called "Hidden Treasure" and you have no idea what that means. Don't worry, I started out in the same boat and didn't learn … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Scanning with DirBuster for the NCL Games

Where to Start with Wireless Access Exploitation for the National Cyber League Games

So first thing's first, what exactly is wireless access exploitation? Well, it's exactly what it sounds like. It's the process of exploiting weaknesses in a wireless network and gaining unauthorized access to said wireless network. While we won't be exploiting any active WiFi networks during the games, we will be using tools to inspect a … Continue reading Where to Start with Wireless Access Exploitation for the National Cyber League Games