Logos for conINT, The Many Hats Club, Trace Labs, and NCPTF
Logos for conINT, The Many Hats Club, Trace Labs, and NCPTF
The inaugural conINT Intelligence Conference was held on October 17th and 18th, 2020.

Trace Labs OSINT Search Party CTF — My conINT 2020 Writeup

Trace Labs

Trace Labs is a nonprofit organization that collects OSINT to help law enforcement find missing persons.

Search Party CTF — Missing Persons Gamified

Flag Tiers

List of scorable categories in the Trace Labs Search Party CTF. An accessible breakdown can be found on Trace Labs’ site.
List of scorable categories in the Trace Labs Search Party CTF. An accessible breakdown can be found on Trace Labs’ site.
The Search Party scoring rubric

Teams

The Platform

Trace Labs’ OSINT Search Party CTF
The conINT YouTube channel and logo
The conINT YouTube channel and logo
The conINT YouTube Channel, where talk archives are posted

conINT Talks

Investigation Methods and Tools

Trace Labs OSINT Virtual Machine

A Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Chat Platforms

Search Engines

Image Searching

DeHashed

Hunchly

Tool Aggregators

Modifying my CTF Approach

Burner Phone Number

Sockpuppets

Visualizing Data

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The Search Party CTF scoreboard at the end of the competition

Investigative Steps

Subject #1

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Searching DeHashed
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Username: (redacted)
Password: (redacted)

As Combo: (redacted):(redacted)
Proxy: (redacted)
Current Plan: Premium
...
Country: (redacted)
(Cracker name) | by (author)
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Subject #2

Subject #3

(significant chapter of a religious book)
Grave number: (redacted)
(subject name)
The date is (redacted)
(religious phrase for a deceased loved one)
Goodbye
Have mercy on (them)

Subject #4

Subject #5

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My attempt to organize some of the information around this subject in a mind map

Conclusion

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The scoreboard at the end of the event
Trace Labs Contestant 2020 Badge
Trace Labs Contestant 2020 Badge
The Trace Labs Contestant badge — maybe a winning badge will be in my future, hopefully?
4575 submissions processed, 1351 submissions rejected, 3225 submissions accepted.
4575 submissions processed, 1351 submissions rejected, 3225 submissions accepted.
A breakdown of the Search Party Results published by Trace Labs

DFIR, CTFs, disinformation, STEM education, and pretty much anything else that comes to mind. RIT Computing Security ’22. wyatttauber.com

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