HackTheBox Walkthrough: Writeup

Writeup was a box listed as “easy” on Hackthebox.eu. While it was technically easy, its use of fail2ban had the potential to slow down one’s progress toward user, and getting the root flag required careful enumeration under particular circumstances.

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Hack the Box: Querier Walkthrough

Querier was an ‘medium’-rated machine on Hack the Box that required attackers to harvest files from unsecured SMB shells, and capture database credentials off the wire to get a toehold on the system, and then carefully enumerate the box to find admin credentials to finally pwn the system.

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