After completing my CKAD(you should my review somewhere here)last month, the logical step forward was to go for CKA. Many reviews spoke that CKA was a whole lot more difficult than CKAD which made me slightly nervous to plan it as I barely passed my CKAD with a score of…

To a new reader, a quick glance at my writing history would suggest that I am a cyber security engineer which is absolutely correct. But then why would I study for something like CKAD which is mostly aimed at developers and devops engineers?

Devops is one of the fastest growing…

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Before we proceed : This is not a cyber security related blog , this is just a quick blog of deploying a simple web application with a database attached. It’s actually quite a noobish blog, however I wanted to document the process of deploying the application from scratch (except code…


Back again with the first OSCP look alike box writeup of this year . This box requires a little bit of attention to detail and out of the box thinking not to mention once you figure it out, you would be surprised to see how easy it was ! …


Hey guys! Back again with what could possibly be this year’s last documented Vulnhub walkthrough. As usual , the trend has been documenting the OSCP like boxes which might be useful for OSCP aspirants and also in general to keep in touch with my skills acquired from OSCP . This…

What is Trivy?

Trivy is a simple vulnerability scanner developed by aquasecurity for scanning containers and other artifacts .It is mostly used for static analysis. It is suitable to integrate with CI phase of pipeline . Aquasecurity is widely know for building security tools towards container and pipeline security …

Been on a vulnhub spree as of lately because of boredom I guess. This is again a very easy and simple machine . Let’s start off.

Full port nmap scan :

Very nicely made machine again for OSCP guys! . Kudos to vulnhub for bringing out really top notch machines ever since the collaboration with offsec. Let’s start right away :

As usual, a full nmap port scan:


This is again a very easy level machine good for beginners and for people who want to keep in touch with your basic skills. Highly recommend it for oscp starters as a practice.

The download link is as given below:

As usual, we start with a full port nmap scan:

The red team lab!

So recently I acquired my CRTE. My resolution this year was to acquire my personal big 3 i.e. OSCP,CRTP and CRTE. I am happy to share that in a span of 7 months I have all three supposedly considered top level certifications. It has come at the back of lot…

Arnav Tripathy

Cats, pizza and cyber security are all I live for! Follow me for a wide variety of topics in the field of cyber security. OSCP ,CRTE , CRTP ,CKAD holder.

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