Finding the annoying noise in my system (GPU Fan spin up)

11 Jul 2020

The Overclock Catastrophe After 8 months of owning the Ryzen 3900X, I made the decision to try and overclock it to squeeze out some performance. This turned out to be a big mistake as I had somehow damaged my GPU fans during one attempt where I undervolted the VCORE too severely causing an instant shutdown…read more.

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Git Commit Message Hook for JIRA Issue Keys

08 Jul 2020

Overview Credits to this StackOverflow answer: ❤ Follow these steps to set up a global commit message hook that will extract the issue key from your branch id and prepend it to your commit messages automatically. This allows other team members to easily track down who wrote what code. Steps Make sure you have…read more.

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How to delete a Ghost/Empty SignalFx Dashboard Group

19 Jun 2020

The Problem I ran across into issue when working with SignalFx where I was unable to delete a dashboard group that contained no dashboards. The only way to delete a dashboard group is to first visit a dashboard belonging to the dashboard group itself then using the meatball menu next to the dashboard group name…read more.

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BlankMediaGames/Town Of Salem Data Breach (2020 Update)

06 Jan 2020

Overview Town of Salem, a video game produced by BlankMediaGames was breached around 1 year ago on the 3rd of January 2019. It is reported that the total row count of that database that was breached is 8,388,894 which included some 7,633,234 unique email addresses. Shortly after this breach in early 2019, hackers attacked and successfully…read more.

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BlankMediaGames/Town Of Salem XSS

03 Jan 2020

While looking on the website (creators of Town Of Salem) I came across an api.php file which one inside one of the folders listed in the sites robots.txt  file. The file in question is:

Upon visiting the page we get the following output with a 200 response code: At first I thought this was…read more.

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IOLI Crackme Write-up

30 Dec 2019

Overview The goal of this crackme is to find out what password(s) make the program print out Password OK :). We ended up looking at the Windows binaries only. Write-up   crackme0x00 Takes input through scanf and performs quick  strcmp with string 250382 from strings table. Password: 250382   crackme0x01 As above but strcmp with integer 5274 read by scanf instead. Password: 5274…read more.

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Hackvent 2019: Day 23

24 Dec 2019

  Challenge HV19.23 Internet Data Archive

Solution We are presented with the following website:   We are allowed to enter a username and select some data to download except the flag which is classified. Upon doing this a unique zip file is generated for us containing our files and we are also provided with…read more.

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Hackvent 2019: Day 22

23 Dec 2019

  Challenge HV19.22 The command … is lost

Resource mirror: Solution We inspect our data file and Google some of the hex sequences inside like :100000000C9435000C945D000C945D000C945D0024 and :00000001FF . We soon realise its the hex dump (or machine code) for a program for an AVR micro controller. Based on our search it seems like the dump…read more.

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Hackvent 2019: Day 21

21 Dec 2019

  Challenge HV19.21 Happy Christmas 256

Solution We review the clues the elves gave us and first start by trying to find Santa password that was leaked 10 years ago. We are looking for data breaches in 2009 so we look at a list of data breaches. We find that the rockyou breach was the biggest…read more.

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Hackvent 2019: Day 20

20 Dec 2019

  Challenge HV19.20 i want to play a game

Resource mirror: Solution We are given a binary and told it is something obscure we have to reverse. We download the binary and open it in IDA. After some digging around we realise the file has something to do with the PS4 and this is consistent…read more.

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