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Dumb Assassin

wifi-security-forensics-basics | Level: Easy  | Total Lab Runs: 0 | Premium Lab

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You are a field agent with ABC77 security tasked to tail a suspected assassin. The assassin just got the name of his target and needs to scope him based on available online information. So, he starts using free WiFi provided by Moonbucks coffee shop. The WiFi network is not using any security and is open to all. He is browsing the internet while enjoying his coffee while you are capturing the WiFi traffic. While you were busy with your sniffer setup, he took off. Now, the only way to stop the assassination is to find the target individual by analyzing the captured traffic and warning him in advance.

We call him dumb assassin because he used a public open WiFi for his sensitive research. Good for us! 


  1. Who is the target individual?

  2. While analyzing the traffic did you find anything which can help to get an idea of his next plans?

This case is very easy, so only one hint.

Look at his browsing activity 

1. Who is the target individual? Provide his Lastname.
2. Which country he is planning to visit on 19th August 2016?

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