Earth is a CTF machine from Vulnhub created by SirFlash. This is the third machine from his series “The Planets” and the previous machine “Venus” was equally great. As the author said, the difficulty is subjective to the experience. And, for me, I had to take hints for the root privilege escalation. The machine works well on VirtualBox.
Finding My Friend Walkthrough – Vulnhub
A few months ago, I wanted to play with a machine that had many techniques involved. Luckily, I stumbled upon “Finding My Friend” by the VIEH group. I was stuck for a long time at the last level, however, I rooted this machine recently. It involves various techniques to get to the root and is a very nice machine for everyone who wants to start playing with CTF machines. The machine works quite well on VirtualBox.
Hogwarts: Bellatrix Vulnhub – Walkthrough
Bellatrix is the second vulnerable machine from the series Hogwarts in Vulnhub. The series is based on the movie/book series Harry Potter. Likewise, Bellatrix is one of the antagonists, who killed our favourite character, Sirius Black, in the series. So, with this note, let’s start the walkthrough. The machine is quite easy and there aren’t any new concepts from the walkthroughs that I did earlier. Furthermore, this machine works well on VirtualBox.
Hogwarts: Dobby Walkthrough – Vulnhub
Dobby is the first machine from the series Hogwarts in Vulnhub by BLY. As the name suggests, this machine is based on the popular series Harry Potter by JK Rowling. I have tested this machine on VirtualBox and it’s quite easy.
Five86:2 Writeup – Vulnhub – Walkthrough
Five86-2 is the second machine from the series Five86 by DCAU. If you haven’t read the writeup, I request you do so. Like the previous machine, this is also a great machine. Similarly, this works on VirtualBox. And, if you are a fan of the band New Order, this machine is for you. Well, there is nothing much related to the band except for the names of the band members.
Five86:1 Writeup – Vulnhub – Walkthrough
After doing so many new machines from Vulnhub, I thought why now try great old machines too. I stumbled upon machines by DCAU who is also a contributor to resources on the platform. Five86:1 is an easy machine that will teach us some basic concepts about CTF challenges. Furthermore, you will love it if you are a fan of “The IT Crowd”. Also, this machine works on VirtualBox.
Beelzebub Writeup – Vulnhub – Walkthrough
Beelzebub is an easy machine from Vulnhub. This machine requires careful observation of everything. Talking about the machine, I have tested this on VMWare. The author of the machine is Shaurya Sharma.
Black Widow – HackMyVM – Vulnhub
Black Widow is a hard machine from Vulnhub and HackMyVM. This machine works on VirtualBox and you must take a snapshot so that it’s easy to reset the machine if required. From this machine, we can learn about log poisoning and other basic techniques. “Black Widow – HackMyVM – Vulnhub”
DoubleTrouble – HackMyVM – Vulnhub – Writeup
DoubleTrouble is a recent addition to HackMyVM and Vulnhub. The author is tasiyanci and this machine is as good as his others. The machine works on VirtualBox and I suggest using a Bridged network on this one. However, using other networking types are okay as well but you have to do some more steps.
Writeup of Fall from Vulnhub – Walkthrough
The digitalworld.local Fall is an easy machine from Vulnhub by Donavan. Although there is a lot of information in the machine, the machine is too easy to root. I have tested this on VMWare Workstation Player. In this machine, we have to enumerate the server first and then only proceed. Otherwise, there is a high chance you fall inside a rabbit hole.