HTS Basic Mission 2

What is HTS? Link to Basic Mission 2.


Network Security Sam set up a password protection script. He made it load the real password from an unencrypted text file and compare it to the password the user enters. However, he neglected to upload the password file…

What You Need?

  1. Common sense. Durrr…
  2. A Browser.

Let’s Start Hacking!

If you had passed Basic Mission 1, you might want to view the source for this. However, you couldn’t find any <!-- tags like previous mission. So, you are dumbfounded. You are so angry now, and tried to brute force the password with some characters and ended up getting incorrect password.

I am going to give you some tips, read the situation again. If you cannot get it, read and read and read. If you get the answer, congratulations!


I don’t recommend you to read further from here if you want to test out your skills/knowledge. However, if you wish to cheat yourself or you are really unable to solve this puzzle although I gave you the tips, go ahead.

To view the spoiler, highlight below (left click your mouse and drag around the below area):

There is no password. He forgot to upload the password file. I cannot believe you really highlighted this.

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