Reverse Challenge Binary released
As posted by Lance Spitzner to BugTraq mailing list:
As announced several days ago, the Honeynet Project is sponsoring the Reverse Challenge. The binary has now been officially released. You have the next four weeks, until 24:00 GMT on Friday, 31 May, 2002, to send in your submissions.
WARNING: This binary was captured in the wild. It is code developed and used by the blackhat community. Do not use a production system to analyze the binary. This binary has not been modified in anyway by the Project.
What we found is what you get.
On Monday, 27 May, 2002, the Honeynet Project will be releasing additional data. One of the questions in the challenge is to identify the encoding process of the binary, and develop a decoder. The data we release on the 27th will be encoded information, allowing you to test your decoder.
All questions and submissions should be sent to
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