24 Oct 2018
Last weekend was HITCON CTF 2018, and it was really awesome! I
personally spent time on various super interesting challenges. Below
is just one of them that I happened to solve on the first day. I found
to be particularly interesting to solve since I never have had a
chance to dive into any homomorphic encryption systems before.
31 May 2018
I spent the past week, at the Summer School on Formal Techniques, and it was an absolutely amazing experience. Chronicled below, are the different great talks/labs that were part of this week long program, as well as my thoughts interspersed in. Overall, this was an unforgettable week, where I learnt a lot, made new friends, and had some nice discussions about a lot of very interesting topics. I also found out about some things that...
12 Aug 2017
Reverse engineering is a mix of an art as well as a science. Over
time, one tends to gather a repertoire of common "tips and tricks"
that one might use when reversing any given piece of software. What
follows are a condensed form of some tricks gained from Gynvael's
04 Jul 2017
Truly, time flies extremely fast when you are enjoying yourself. These 4 years have been amongst the most memorable ones in my life till date, and have helped me grow as an individual in countless ways. First year was the first time I was staying away from home, for an extended period of time. To make things more challenging, I was at the same school for the previous 12 years! To come to a new...
02 Jul 2017
To either solve an RE challenge, or to be able to pwn it, one must
first analyze the given binary, in order to be able to effectively
exploit it. Since the binary might possibly be stripped etc (found
using file) one must know where to begin analysis, to get a foothold
to build up from.