[h2]Facepunch Reverse Engineering Challenge[/h2] Version 1
What is it?
The FPREC is a week long challenge where you are provided with an executable to reverse engineer. There will be a goal, such as "access this website", or "decrypt this file". Hopefully, there'll be rewards.
How do I participate?
Post your name in this thread any time up until the start date (Wednesday the 7th). The time of this competition is UTC+0. It will end on Wednesday the 14th. It is currently:
How do I do it?
At some point near 12:00AM UTC+0 on Wednesday the 7th, I will post the executable and the goal of the competition. Your job is to reverse engineer the executable and figure out what it does and how to accomplish the goal. If you need resources or help, check out the Reverse Engineering thread.
How many winners?
There is only one winner. The winner has a choice of his prize from the list of prizes. Maybe prizes would carry over if we do this another week? I dunno.
swift and shift
Map in a box
One (1) Game on Steam of the winner's choice with a value equal to, or less then $20.00 USD. (Before tax). (from areolop)
£15 steam (UK prices) game for winner (from Willox)
Super MNC Beta key (from bobiniki)
Bus Pirate and Logic Sniffer from Dangerous Prototypes
If you have any extra money or steam games or something that people will want and you can give away, just say that you'll give x to the winner!
expect a bunch of sci fi referencesI don't have time to make that much sci fi references.