Recap of Last Lesson: We logged into the overthewire Bandit 2 after reading the file “readme” located in the /home/bandit1 directory.
Objective: Find the password to the next level
- Password is in a file named ‘spaces in this filename‘
- file is located in the home directory
Background: What is Overthewire.org? It’s essentially a bunch of virtual machines you connect to for learning and exercising your mind. It starts off simple with basic operation familiarization and ramps up from to full blown exploitation and cryptography in the higher levels. Buckle up, this is gonna be a fun ride.