I Smell Packets

“The Spy Hunter” Packet Challenge
August 23, 2010, 1:38 pm
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spyhunter.jpgThere has been an incident at Yellow Sun Heavy Industries, a government defense contractor.  You have been called in to investigate. Do you think you have what it takes to solve the case?

Try the latest packet challenge from ismellpackets.com friend, Alec R Waters (@alecrwaters on twitter). The packet challenge is entitled, “The Spy Hunter.”

The capture file can be download from the I Smell Packets Google group located at the following URL:


The filenames are:



Best explanation wins their choice of a $15.00 Starbucks Gift Card or $15.00 iTunes Gift Card. Send your answers to chris (dot) christianson (at) gmail (dot) com.


Disclaimer: All characters in this challenge are fictitious. Any resemblance to real or virtual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

At no point in this challenge should you attack any system. All tasks can be accomplished by performing simple analysis.


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When is this due? It says friday, but WHICH friday?

Comment by tjs

Sorry about that. Friday September 3rd, 2010.

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