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Social Engineering

Really hands down the most difficult category of this CTF for me, as I only solved 2 Common challenges. Maybe I should play some Trace Labs' Search Party CTFs to improve my OSINT skills.

Finding Eml (Common)#

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(CHAINED MISSION: SE1000) We have identified a suspicious organization called Freedom Cluster SE Institute. Help us find the email address of the most active member in their group (flag format).

Initially, I tried searching for 'Freedom Cluster SE Institute' using Google Search Engine, but it yielded no positive results.

I then paused for a while to work on other challenges, before I switched to using Microsoft Bing and got the following result subsequently:

search

Clicking on the link, I was able to view his email through LinkedIn.

LinkedIn

Flag: flag{SpenevankShyanak@protonmail.com}

Second Pet (Common)#

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*(SIDE MISSION: SE-110103)*
We have found out that "this person's" current pet is important information to find other members of Freedom Cluster SE Institute's members. Help us find the name.

Running a search on "Spenevank Shyanak" on Microsoft Bing gives us the following result:

results

Clicking on the second link, we get the following page:

pinterest

Flag: flag{Puckleberry}