Open Security Training — Introduction to RE — Bomb Lab Secret Phase

Open Security Training’s Introduction to Reverse Engineering class contains a detailed walkthrough of the Bomb Lab challenge, a crackme used for beginner reverse engineers. The course covers six phases necessary to defuse the bomb; however, there is also a secret phase hidden inside the original challenge. In this guide you will learn detailed steps necessary to locate and solve the hidden challenge.

Spoiler Alert: Try to solve this challenge on your own first and refer back to this guide for tips and tricks in case…