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Tagged: Capture Challenge

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

How we made the 2018 Halloween capture challenge

In depth on creating a capture challenge using custom built captures Every so often we like to come up with a special capture challenge where people can use CloudShark to dive into some packet analysis and find the solution. But often the interesting story is about the methods we use to make the captures themselves - generating and capturing very specific packets to make the challenge interesting. Being packet geeks, it’s also really fun.

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Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

Trick or Treat!

A PCAP Challenge for Halloween Celebrating Halloween is something our hometown of Portsmouth, NH takes really seriously! There’s a big parade where everybody does the “Thriller” dance, pumpkin-head scarecrows lurking all over town, and private homes open their elaborately decorated haunted barns for the neighbors to wander through! In the spirit of the season, we’re offering our own Trick or Treat challenge – PCAP style. Take a stroll through this capture file and see if you can find the 5 hidden “pumpkins” that we’ve placed in there for you!

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CloudShark is made by QA Cafe, a technology company based in Portsmouth, NH. Our passion for packet captures has grown out of our other product CDRouter.

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