Hack the Box: Script Kiddie

I got my first machine rooted!

Anthony Isherwood

3 minute read

Hackthebox.eu (HTB) is a great site to learn and practice penetration testing. Upon getting access, you have access to a wide variety of lab machines, which cycle in and out of use. New machines get added, while old ones get retired. Each lab machine has a bit of a reputation system, where users who obtain user and root privileges can rate the difficulty of the machine. You can also see how many people got user and root privileges on the machines. The whole platform has quite a bit of detailed…