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Root Me allows everyone to test and improve their knowledge in computer security. Our community helps us maintain a dedicated learning hack platform, publishing hacking challenges with their solution, news, tools and discussions on the latest events.
Root-Me
Sites origin country France
Language French
Category Tags Realistic, IRC, Programming, Stegano, Cracking, Crypto, Exploit, Shell, JavaScript
Site Admins arod, rootme, g0uZ
Auto update yes
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Score 32646
Base-Score 10000
Users 131321
Challs 291
Linked users 966
Average 11.02%
Difficulty 60.00%
Enjoyment 70.83%
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Could someone have a look - I have linked my account but get the following error when updating:

0 is not a valid response from Root-Me.
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Could you please PM your onsitename/onsitemail to me, for further investigation?

Thanks!
gizmore
The geeks shall inherit the properties and methods of object earth.
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There is simply no user named "Chaosdreamer" on root-me. If you use "chaosdreamer2" as onsitename (case sensitive) it seems to work.

Maybe there is confusion about how the linking works, and here is a brief explaination.

You have to enter your onsitename and onsitemail for a site, which are the credentials you use on root-me (or any other site being linked)
wechall then asks the site if this combination exists on the site.
This way your nicknames can differ across the sites you play.
If the onsitemail differs from your wechallmail, a confirmation is sent, so you cannot link other people accounts.

Privacy note:
The onsitemails are never saved to the database, however they currently occur in the logfiles.
Logfiles are removed from the server once in a week, but still i think onsitemails should not be recorded anywhere (todo)
The onsitenames, of course, have to be stored in the "RegAt" table, so we know which username has to be sent when you update your scores on a site.

Happy Challenging!
gizmore


EDIT:
The account "Chaosdreamer" was just not activated. It was possible to link unactivated accounts, which has been fixed on root-me (thx g0uz)
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Last edited by Gizmore - Jun 19, 2013 - 16:06:53
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The linking process was not working for the past 1 or 2 weeks, due to bigger changes in the Root Me codebase.
Thanks to g0uz, all problems should have been sorted out again.
Also thanks to Keegzer for reporting the problem.

@Keegzer: You have to user your Root Me login for linking, ????s in your case, and not your Root Me displayname ???????s

Happy Challenging!
gizmore
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Quote from Gizmore
Jun 30, 2013 - 16:43:13

The linking process was not working for the past 1 or 2 weeks, due to bigger changes in the Root Me codebase.
Thanks to g0uz, all problems should have been sorted out again.
Also thanks to Keegzer for reporting the problem.

@Keegzer: You have to user your Root Me login for linking, ????s in your case, and not your Root Me displayname ???????s

Happy Challenging!
gizmore


It's ok now thank you ;)
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I'm sorry but I tried to link my account on Root-me, where my nickname is "GuiRaimbault" and my email address the same as the one I use here but this operation fails everytime.

Could someone provide assistance, please ?

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