Hacker101:A little something to get you started-CTF Walkthrough

2 min readMar 30, 2022

Hello everyone. I am Mohammadaassif and a cybersecurity enthusiast. This article is the beginning of a series of cybersecurity posts where I will be sharing my knowledge of hacking by CTF (Capture the Flag) walkthroughs. A CTF is a game designed to let you learn to hack in a safe, rewarding environment.

First of all, I am not an expert in this field. try to learn and better understand, My goal is to share the knowledge I have as I continue learning cybersecurity.

My first CTF will involve a hacker101 set of provided CTFs, Micro-CMS v1. The CTF is located here: https://ctf.hacker101.com/ctf. It is an easy CTF to solve hence would be a good starting point for a beginner.

After opening the link one gets a below page as shown in the figure.

Click to Stat

then after the new page opens.

Right-click on page view page source code
copy the background.png and paste url /background
Flag copy whole word and paste
Submit the flag

Completed A little something to get you started-CTF Walkthrough.