I participated in the H@cktivityCon 2021 CTF alongside some talented hackers - we placed 57th out of over 2,000 participating teams. My contributions weren't that big - but I did learn
When I started the challenge, I was greeted with this: Hovering over the links, I noticed that the links contained a recipe parameter. So, I opened the link in a new tab. Clearly
This is my account of my first CTF. It started at 10:30am or so. Having had no previous experience with CTFs, this CTF really hooked me into the world of competitive hacking.