The Ether: EvilScience (v1.0.1)

  • Name: The Ether: EvilScience (v1.0.1)
  • Date release: 30 Oct 2017

(Size: 2.6 GB)


Lately, I’ve been enjoying creating hacking challenges for the security community. This new challenge encapsulates a company, entitled – The Ether, who has proclaimed an elixir that considerably alters human welfare. The CDC has become suspicious of this group due to the nature of the product they are developing.

The Goal

The goal is to find out what The Ether is up to. You will be required to break into their server, root the machine, and retrieve the flag. The flag will contain more information about The Ether’s ominous operations regarding this medicine.

Any Hints?

This challenge is not for beginners. There is a relevant file on this machine that plays an important role in the challenge, do not waste your time trying to de-obfuscate the file, I say this to keep you on track. This challenge is designed test you on multiple areas and it’s not for the feint of heart!

Last Words

Whatever you do, do not give up! Exhaust all of your options! Looking forward to have OSCPs take this challenge. As always, good luck, have fun, God bless, and may the s0urce be with you.

v1.0.1 - 30/10/2017 v1.0.0 - 26/10/2017

  • Filename:
  • File size: 2.6 GB
  • MD5: 6C9C8AF9C57CD61E4DB9280D92557181
  • SHA1: 7947C93BD7AD47B6412F180393D9BD966F4E5DD7

  • Format: Virtual Machine (VMware)
  • Operating System: Linux

  • DHCP service: Enabled
  • IP address: Automatically assign