Project Ares Mission - Stop Terrorist Financing - Operation Bear Treat

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Missions are scenarios designed to help train and assess skill levels of learners within a realistic story that is either offensive or defensive (i.e. ransomware attack on a hospital). The network environment is more complex than a Battle Room scenario and requires the learner(s) to combine multiple skill sets to complete the learning objectives. They are played individually, or in teams to learn together. Facilitators can also choose to enable or disable hints and enter the scenario to tailor the learning experience.

Players enter an environment and are given mission orders, rules of engagement and must use their skills to compete objectives.

Mission Activity (Red Team - Offensive)

An arms dealer has been financing terrorist attacks to help acquire the last components necessary to build a nuclear fission bomb. This includes the latest attack on a power plant where the terrorists were able to make off with a nuclear centrifuge which we believe will be used to create a nuclear weapon. If we can retrieve a list of his recent banking activity and transactions, we might be able to identify and locate the terrorist organizations before they are able to complete the weapon.
  • Load Time Easy: - 5 min
  • Medium: - 5 min
  • Time Limit - 8 hrs
  • # of Tasks - 6
  • Hints - Yes
  • Save Session - Yes
  • Team Based - Yes

Learners should be familiar with basic Linux CLI, network protocols, password cracking, webserver exploits, intrusion detection alerting, and reverse scripting.


The learner will infiltrate a corporate web server used by a shell company and via that server, they should be able to access the arms dealer;s personal system and retrieve the records needed. The system is set to purge all transaction records every 10 minutes so the learner must complete the retrieval within that time.


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