CHALLENGE SOLUTIONS

What follows are sample game challenges, with solutions, from the 2015 and 2016 NCL Fall Season games. They are organized by competency (e.g., Cryptography, Network Traffic Analysis) and difficulty level (Bronze = Beginner, Silver = Intermediate, Gold = Advanced), which corresponds to the NCL Bracketing system. 

Bronze Challenges: novice players. Players have limited existing knowledge and skills:

  1. Cryptography:

    • ​Crypto 1

    • Crypto 2

    • Crypto 3

    • Crypto 4

    • Steganography 1

    • Steganography 2​

  2. Enumeration & Exploitation:

    • PHP

    • Python 1​

    • Python 2

  3. Log Analysis:

    • SSH Authentication​

    • Scanner

  4. Network Traffic Analysis:

  5. Open Source Intelligence:​

  6. ​Scanning and Reconnaissance:

    • Hidden Treasure

    • nmap

  7. Password Cracking:

    • Cracking 1​

  8. Wireless Access Exploitation:​

    • PCAP 1

Silver Challenges: intermediate players. Players have an intermediate level of knowledge and skills:

  1. Cryptography:

    • ​Crypto 5

    • Crypto 6

    • Steganography 3

    • Steganography 4

  2. Enumeration & Exploitation:

    • Binary 1

    • Python 3​

  3. Network Traffic Analysis:

  4. Open Source Intelligence:​

  5. Scanning & Reconnaissance:​

    • Web​

  6. Wireless Access Exploitation:​

    • Cracking​

    • PCAP 2

Gold Challenges: experienced players. Players have the highest level of knowledge and skills:

  1. Cryptography:

    • ​Decryption

    • Steganography 5

    • Steganography 6

  2. Enumeration & Exploitation:

    • Binary 2​

  3. Network Traffic Analysis:

    • Pandora​

  4. Password Cracking:

    • Cracking

  5. Wireless Access Exploitation:​

    • PCAP 3​

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