Bandit Level 0

Level Goal

The goal of this level is for you to log into the game using SSH. The host to which you need to connect is bandit.labs.overthewire.org. The username is bandit0 and the password is bandit0. Once logged in, go to the Level 1 page to find out how to beat Level 1.

Commands you may need to solve this level

SSH

SSH, also known as Secure Socket Shell, is a network protocol that provides users with a secure way to access a remote computer. SSH also refers to the suite of utilities that implement the protocol. Secure Shell provides strong authentication and secure encrypted data communications between two computers connecting over an insecure network such as the Internet.

Solution

step 1 

in this level you have to connect to the bandit.labs.overthewire.org servers via a SSH connection to do this execute the following command

ssh bandit0@bandit.labs.overthewire.org

step 2

then enter the password as specified in the level description “bandit0” to gain the password for the next level

step 3

now execute

ls -al

to get the list of files in the given directory. you will see that there is a file “readme” now get the contents of the file to read the password

cat readme

AWESOME !!!

now you have gained the password required to access level 1

follow the links for the next level

 

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