Archive: 2018

HXP CTF Writeups

So I just competed in HXP CTF with team dcua. Our team ended up fourth, which was pretty nice stuff. There were a few fun challenges, including the wreckme2 challenge, which I will discuss later on.

ASISCTF Finals 2018

So I competed ASIS CTF Finals 2018 as part of team dcua. It was a nice experience even though I personally was able to really tackle one problem: Light Fence. (I also helped with other problems, but t

CSAW Finals 2018 Writeups

Hey everyone! I came back from a long 36-hour CSAW ctf finals competition, competing as dcua. So I wrote a quick (long) reflection on what I thought about CSAW ctf. Here are some of the writeups that

CSAW Finals Reflection

Hey everyone! I just came back from a long 36-hour CSAW ctf finals competition, competing as dcua. First of all I would like to explain why this competition is quite a special and unique experience.


Hello. So I just competed in the HITCON competition with UTDCSG. I was personally able to solve only two problems: abyss I and II. I was going to move to abyss III and solve that, but that required re

Reflection I

Wow. It's been a while since I said anything here. Probabably because right after the internship, I entered a rather busy semester at college. Much busier than I have thought. Much busier than th

Week 9!

Wow! It has been quite a while here in Taiwan. It looks like I am nearing the end of my internship. In fact, I have only two days left (today, and tomorrow) before my internship comes to an end. Okay

Week 6 and 7

Wow! It's already been seven weeks being here in Taiwan, (I did a bit of calculations because I could not believe it at first). Seriously, time does fly when you aren't paying attention. Also

Google CTF Writeups

So I just competed in Google CTF. Unfortunately, I was only able to solve one problem within the competition, but I think this problem is a very interesting, and it is worth discussing about it! KeyGe

Week 5

Yay! I have now gone through another week. This week has been quite hectic. On Monday I received an email outlining some of the supervisor's requirements. From the looks of the email, he wants som