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  • Teams are Systems too! A systems perspective on teamwork and leadership.

    @CharCharBonkles Author’s Note: Sources are linked inline, and books I reference are linked to Amazon. A few days ago, I was discussing my future career path with a good friend and former MACCDC teammate. I mentioned that I am more of a system-level thinker – I love working on complex...

  • How Combat Sport Psychology and Strategy apply to the Red vs. Blue dynamic of Cyber Security Competitions

    @CharCharBonkles Author’s note: The last portion of this article relies heavily on my personal experiences “in the ring” of collegiate taekwondo sparring and “in the pit” of the Mid-Atlantic Regional CCDC. Many of the fighting strategies are ‘coach-isms’ and are not from an official source. Sources are linked inline. A...

  • Quick trip to root! DC-1 (Vulnhub)

    @Kr0ff ~$Ov3rv1ew This is a writeup of the DC-1 VulnHub box. The vulnerability was that there was installed an outdated version of Drupal CMS which lead to the exploitation of the webserver and getting a shell as ‘www-data’. After that, a short digging in the system has showed that “find”...