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HFS+ Header trivia

2 minute read

In the wee hours of Friday night, just as I was tucked in and toasty, Magnet Weekly CTF dropped a 10 point trivia question. I jumped to answer it like a kid ...

Get top tweeting usernames based on hashtag

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I was thinking about the Magnet Weekly Forensics CTF Challenge. There are a few ways to get points: answering the CTF question, trivia, and posting on social...

Magnet CTF Week 1 - Timestamps of doom

6 minute read

Magnet Forensics is running a weekly forensic CTF. More information can be found on their blog. It is a fun way to practice, so let’s get to it!

Hex editors and data structures

3 minute read

A student sent a question about hex editors. Hex editors are often used in forensics to view and analyze data. Viewing data in hexadecimal (hex) instead of r...