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  • Writeup -- 2013-CRYPTO-400 Backdoor --

    This post comes at a very disturbing time - night before electromagnetism midterm exam. I am not sure why I am doing this but I feel a very strong compulsion. This is probably because I have drowned myself in books for the last 3 days without much rest. Still, preparation...

  • Working at SDSLabs

    Note: This is a crosspost from the SDSLabs blog. This post is a continuation to SDSLabs’ now customary series of posts before the recruitment in January where we write about our experience with lab. It has been 11 months since I joined lab in January and I find it difficult...

  • Dockerizing a CTF

    Backdoor is a long-lived Capture The Flag style competition run by folks at SDSLabs. For the uninitiated, in Capture The Flag (CTF) style events in network security, participants have to solve questions in various categories like cryptography, web, binary exploitations etc. Backdoor hosts CTFs from time to time having duration...

  • Making my own torrent streaming service

    Few weeks back Microsoft came to my college for the annual Code.Fun.Do hackathon. I was planning to make an app that extracted text from photographs taken by the phone camera and then does something. The idea had a lot of potential but initial tests were not very successful, primarily because...

  • Hello World

    I have always wanted to write a blog but it didn’t materialise till now. Many people recommened this as a good practice because: A lot of thoughts go undocumented otherwise. Others may also comment on what you write thus helping you broaden your viewpoint. While I am certain about the...