Overthewire write Up bandit level 0 to 108 Feb 2021 #OverTheWire #Bandit
This is a write-up for the Over The Wire wargame Bandit level 0 to Level 1
First, we need to connect to the Over the Wire Bandit game with SSH. You will need an SSH client. For Linux, I suggest Gnome Connection Manager and for Windows I suggest Putty.
The hostname is
The best tool to use to read about Linux commands is the man pages. To use man pages you simply type:
man <command name>
Commands used for this level:
ls - List information about the FILE’s (the current directory by default).
The two most common arguments used with
ls -a - view all files including hidden files that start with.
ls -l - view long list format of files.
cat - used to view contents of a file.
After logging in type
You will see a file named readme
The contents of the file have the password for level 1 in it.