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11. 12. 2023 Mattia Codato Events

WPCTF 2023: Our Journey in Organizing a Capture The Flag Event

On November 25th, in collaboration with the universities of Verona, Padova, Trento, and Bolzano, we hosted the WPCTF event—a thrilling Capture The Flag (CTF) competition that engaged over 50 cybersecurity enthusiasts. In this blog post, we’ll explore into our journey in organizing the event, focusing on the technical aspects that made WPCTF a memorable success….

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23. 08. 2023 Alessandro Mizzaro Development, Events, SEC4U

DEFCON 31: My Trip to Vegas w/ mhackeroni

Greetings, cyber enthusiasts! This year we hacked a satellite and won $50K!! Okay, now that I’ve got your attention, that last sentence isn’t fake, but let’s go back to a few days ago… I’m Alessandro — Alemmi on the internet — and while I always enjoy playing CTFs with my workmates here at Würth Phoenix,…

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18. 10. 2022 Mirko Ioris ctf-writeups, SEC4U

Description of a Forensics Challenge – HTB Business CTF 2022

For those who don’t know, several of us at Wuerth-Phoenix often participate in Capture The Flag (CTF) events. CTFs are programming challenges where a message (the flag) is hidden somewhere inside code, an application or a website. Usually they are divided into different categories, and within this article we’ll focus on a forensics challenge. I…

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19. 05. 2022 Mattia Codato ctf-writeups, Development

Cyber Apocalypse CTF 2022 – Red Island Writeup

The Cyber Apocalypse CTF is back with the 2022 edition. It’s a Jeopardy-style competition organized by Hack The Box and is open to everyone. Together as a security-focused guild (a concept taken from the Spotify model) we here at Würth Phoenix participated in this challenge and in particular I focused on the web challenges. After…

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22. 03. 2022 Mattia Codato ctf-writeups, Development

CTF Insomni’hack Teaser 2022 ─ Vault Challenge

On January 29th, I attended my first CTF (capture the flag) competition: the Insomni’hack teaser.Based on my skills, I decided to go for the challenge called Vault which consists of a web-based vault of five pages: a home page, one where you can see the key/value pair you entered after logging in, a page for…

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20. 09. 2021 Thomas Forrer ctf-writeups, SEC4U

RomHack CTF 2021: Table of Contents Writeup

At Wuerth Phoenix, we recently introduced a security-focused guild, and decided to attend our first security CTF (Capture The Flag) challenge: RomHack CTF 2021. After panicking initially (there were really difficult challenges!) we stayed calm, and managed to solve the table of contents challenge in the ‘pwn’ category, which made our team finish in 21st…

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