My first Hack The Box Tutorial
In my previous article about Hack The Box, we made an account on the site. In this article, we're going to be tackling the Bitlab box, which you can find the page for here
We've all seen one of these two BIOS screens upon starting a computer:
On the left is American Megatrends' BIOS, on the right is Award's BIOS. These are the two main BIOS manufacturers, and they have almost complete marketshare when it comes to firmware on laptops and desktops. Most newer machines don't show these screens anymore, but they're typically still running one of these two pieces of software. I'm going to cover what these two pieces of software do, and an alternative to these.
A root CA is a certificate authority (CA) that doesn't have any parent CAs. The root CAs are pretty interesting, because root CAs are CAs that are typically ultimately trusted, with the ability to sign intermediate CAs.