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
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
If you’ve been following the National Cyber League (NCL) Player Ambassadors for a while you’ll have heard me discuss the importance of the Gym a lot, and hopefully you’ve heeded my advice to use the Gym as much as you can! I have definitely had people reach out to me after the competition ended saying … Continue reading What’s the National Cyber League Gym and How Do I Use It?
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
My adventures in all things computer began as a kid in the 80’s. I didn’t like going outside to play and I was usually bored. My mother picked up a TRS-80 at a yard sale and gave it to me to tinker with and I fell in love with possibilities. I began by going to … Continue reading Why I Became a Player Ambassador – Hush
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
Readme.md Before we get into the tips and tricks that you have been promised, there are a few bases that should be covered first, to ensure you are able to get the most out of these wonderful tips and tricks. First, if you have not yet had the chance, read Jeana’s first blog on wireless … Continue reading Beginner Tips and Tricks for NCL Wireless Access Exploitation