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Scan 26

This month's challenge is a continuation of Scan of the Month 24. In that first challenge, you had to decode and analyze a floppy disk recovered from the drug dealer Joe Jacobs. Your mission is to now analyze the floppy recovered from his supplier, Jimmy Jungle. All submissions have to be in by Friday, 21 February. Results will be released Friday, 28 February.

Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced

The Challenge:
In SotM 24 your mission was to analyze a floppy disk recovered from the drug dealer Joe Jacobs. In this new challenge, your mission is to analyze the floppy recovered from his computer savy supplier, Jimmy Jungle. Once again, you will need to read the police report before continuing. Just as in the last challenge, this situation is fictional, and not based on any real characters or incidents.

Download floppy image
MD5 (scan26) = e9c7d0c87ab0ecce09bf90362b830a74
MD5 ( = c8e2454b970538de26a0fa887017109b

You can find all judging criteria at the SotM main Page.

  • Who is the probable supplier of drugs to Jimmy Jungle?
  • What is the mailing address of Jimmy Jungle's probable drug supplier?
  • What is the exact location in which Jimmy Jungle received the drugs?
  • Where is Jimmy Jungle currently hiding?
  • What kind of car is Jimmy Jungle driving?
  • Bonus Question: Explain the process that was performed so that there were no entries in the root directory and File Allocation Table (FAT), yet the contents of each file remained in the data area?"

The Results:
This months judging and team writeups are done by Daniel Kalil and Brian Carrier.

Writeup from the Security Community
This challenge was one of our most difficult, as it included the use of Stego technology.

  1. Nick DeBaggis and Eloy Paris
  2. Brenda Langedijk and Hans Van de Looy
  3. Claus Lund
  4. Diego González Gómez
  5. ANCE
  6. Emmanuel Cros
  7. John Lee
  8. David Barroso Berrueta
  9. Dophine V. Britanico
  10. Chris Eagle
  11. Barbara Pease
  12. Yvette Agostini
  13. Alex M. Kalisiak
  14. Mark Lotspaih

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