Ann's Bad Im Case Study

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Ann’s bad AIM
1. What is the name of Ann’s IM buddy?
The name of Ann’s IM buddy is sec558user1
2. What was the first comment in the captured IM conversation?
Here is the secret recipe. I just downloaded it from the file server. Just copy to a thumb drive and you are good to go >
3. What is the name of the file Ann transferred?
4. What is the magic number of the file you want to extract (first four bytes)?
0x504B0304 (one byte=8bits=2 hex digits)
5. What was the MD5sum of the file?
6. What is the secret recipe?
Recipe for disaster:
1 serving
4 cups sugar
2 cups water
In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add sugar. Stir gently over low heat until
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Uses honeypots have in law
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