mrt-prodz

Hello!

My name is Themistokle Benetatos and I enjoy programming and creating computer graphics.
I am also the co-founder of Monologue, a motion design studio based in Athens.

Latest blog posts

  • Huawei Modem API and Data Plan Monitor

    Story time For the past five years I have been waiting for Greek telecoms to put a proper landline at my place in order to enjoy the internet like I used to in my previous homes. To be honest, I had this for granted before moving here just because of the fact that I am living 15 minutes from the capital,..[read more]
  • DEF CON 2015 Quals - access control (1pt) writeup

    The challenge description was: It's all about who you know and what you want. access_control_server_f380fcad6e9b2cdb3c73c651824222dc.quals.shallweplayaga.me:17069 A binary called client_197010ce28dffd35bf00ffc56e3aeb9f was provided. Let's connect to the server and see what it's really about (since the server is offline now I'm going to try and replicate what was happening): mrt:~/ctf/defcon/reverse/nc access_control_server_f380fcad6e9b2cdb3c73c651824222dc.quals.shallweplayaga.me 17069 connection ID: &7"R%{7+e*QZAu *** Welcome to the ACME data retrieval service *** what version is your..[read more]
  • DEF CON 2015 Quals - mathwhiz (1pt) writeup

    The challenge description was: mathwhiz_c951d46fed68687ad93a84e702800b7a.quals.shallweplayaga.me:21249 This was a programming challenge, when connecting the server would ask us to solve some basic mathematic operations such as: 1 + 2 If you know how to parse data it is pretty straight forward, after a couple attempt to see where the script would fail (such as when the server would ask to solve ONE +..[read more]
  • DEF CON 2015 Quals - babycmd (1pt) writeup

    The challenge description was: babycmd_3ad28b10e8ab283d7df81795075f600b.quals.shallweplayaga.me:15491 A binary called babycmd_3ad28b10e8ab283d7df81795075f600b was also provided. Let's quickly check what happens when we connect to it: mrt:~/ctf/defcon/baby/babycmd$ nc babycmd_3ad28b10e8ab283d7df81795075f600b.quals.shallweplayaga.me 15491 Welcome to another Baby's First Challenge! Commands: ping, dig, host, exit We need to find a way to run other commands and get the flag but a couple characters we could use to pipe or chain other commands are actually..[read more]