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

Turning that Code Inside Out: A Look at Reverse Engineering 

Reverse engineering is an exercise in breaking a problem down into bite sized pieces and doing a little bit of deduction. The following is a challenge that has been edited by yours truly but MAY resemble challenges seen before in the NCL *coughCyberSkylinepleasedontkillmecough*. This one is an easy challenge, but can get us to try … Continue reading Turning that Code Inside Out: A Look at Reverse Engineering 

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