HTB Retired Box Walkthrough: Blue

Joe Gray (C_3PJoe)
4 min readAug 30, 2019

Blue is a retired Windows machine that is rated as Easy on Hack the Box.

Hostname: Blue
Operating System: Windows

Port Scan Results*

A simple nmap port scan nmap -vvvvv yields the following ports:

135/tcp: msrpc
139/tcp: netbios-ssn
445/tcp: microsoft-ds
49152/tcp: unknown
49153/tcp: unknown
49154/tcp: unknown
49155/tcp: unknown
49156/tcp: unknown
49157/tcp: unknown



Joe Gray (C_3PJoe)

Passionate infosec pro & hacker, but mostly interested in Intelligence Analysis (OSINT). I try to write tech & non-tech for n00bs, experienced, & management.