HackTheBox Weekly Challenge - Access & Dab


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Alright this week we’re mixing things up and we’re asking 0x00s finest to try their hands at two boxes, hereafter dubbed The Default box and 7h3 1337 b0x. Default should be accessible to most skill levels but those who do crack 1337 get to brag their asses off both here and on IRC (#htb channel)

Default: Access & 1337: Dab

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I will be watching the HTB twitter to know what challenges are being decommissioned so we don’t lose forward progress in our rankings. They release this info on every 6-8 days so this post will always be on a Thursday/Friday. This is no guarantee however as they might decommission the week after. It’s a numbers game so if we keep pwning we keep ranking up.

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dab sure is tricky for foothold… i’ve got as far as the “list”, but nfi what to do after this :sweat_smile:


At least you are already past the first machine, I suck at Windows boxes so I’m still trying to root Access.

If only the other users in my server stopped deleting important stuff…

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Just so people are aware, these boxes are standing until the CTF is done and then we will be right back on track.

Let’s be serious we will all want a reason to not be near people around Christmas so I’ll post the next boxes on Dec 20th.

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