Hackers Trivia Challenge - Answers
Thank you to all those who attempted the Trivia Challenge last week at Bsides - we hope you had as much fun playing it as we did building it!
As promised, the answers to the questions (Click on answers for more info!)
Q1: What year did the famous PHRACK article “Smashing The Stack For Fun And Profit" by Aleph One get released?
Q2: What is the name of the OVER HYPED bug that was released this year by Stefan Methzmacher?
Q3: Microsoft released LAPS last year. What does LAPS stand for?
1) Local Attacker Prevention Solution
2) Low Area Primary Service
3) Last Attack Perimeter Service
Q4: DC4420 London occurs in which pub on the last Tuesday of the month?
1) The Black Lion
2) The Phoenix
3) Holborn Whippet
4) Coach & Horses
Q5: Old School hackers would use BBS to play games and transfer warez. What does BBS stand for?
1) Basic Bulletin System
2) Bare Bones Service
3) Basic Blog Server
Q6: What was Angelina Jolie's hacker handle in Hackers (1995)?
1) Acid Burn
2) Crash Override
3) Dark Destroyer
4) Lord Nikon
Q7: The exploit mitigation ASLR tries to prevent successful exploitation by doing which of the following?
1) Non Executable Stack + Heap
3) Adding a canary
4) Detecting vulnerable functions in the source code
Q8: What encryption algorithm does WPA2 utilise?
Q9: What is the RFC number for the Echo Protocol?
Q10: The Hacker's Manifesto by The Mentor is from which PHRACK issue?
Q 11: What is the decimal value of 11011010?
Q12: What ICMP standard for?
1) Internal Communication Message Protocol
3) Integrated Control Message Protocol
4) Internet Communication Message Protocol
A bit of stats for those who are interested- the fastest time was 43.330s and the highest amount of questions answered correctly was 10 of 12!
Thanks again for playing, hope you learned something new (or at least interesting!)