CSAW CTF: Networking 1 Writeup

This challenge provided a pcap file and the question ‘‘What am I searching for?”.  A hint dropped in the irc channel by hockeyinjune helped us to look in the right place.

All this challenge required was to look at the http traffic in wireshark and analyze some search query strings:

Since this is a Google Search query string, all that is required is to cut and paste this into a browser and look at the resulting page:

This search query displayed what the person was searching for was “crazy nastyass honey badger”.  100 points!