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Some thoughts on ruCTFe 2016

Turns out, I haven’t written anything here for a while. Actually, the last post was about the 2014 ruCTFe and it ended on a positive note. This post will be a little bit different, but we will get to that in a

ruCTFe 2014 Write-Up pidometer

Our team FAUST competed in the 2014 ruCTFe and finished third overall in the competition. When the CTF started, I (this happens more frequently than one might guess) decided to look a service called pidometer. The service The service was a

rwthCTF Write-up bank

Although it was a little time ago, I felt motivated to do write-up of the bank service from rwthCTF. Also, I need to clear my head to continue writing a paper, thus.. here we go! 😉 So, bank was a

Summary of our CCS paper on DOM-based XSS

Since the traffic on my server has gone up due to the fact that Sebastian linked my paper on twitter, I thought about writing a short summary of the paper as such. So, what is DOM-based XSS? In contrast to the

myPhD in Hamburg

So, just now I’m sitting in the train back from my trip to the myPhD workshop in Hamburg. myPhD is a workshop backed by multiple IT security professors in Germany and appearantly is done more or less round-robin in each

ebCTF 2013 pwn300 write-up

Sadly, I only have time right now to do this write-up, thus the service is no longer online. Basically, the service is simple gopher daemon. When we first opened netcat to the daemon, we did not get a reply. Looking at

Retrospect on the UbiCrypt Summer School last week

Since I only started to put content to my website just now, I was thinking about starting the blog with something positive. Hence, the summer school I attended last week came to mind, so I wanted to write about that.

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