Mac UsersOpen a new Terminal window and execute these commands:Carefully highlight and copy your auth_token, as shown below.
cd cat .emulator_console_auth_token
Execute these commands, inserting the correct auth token in the second one:
nc localhost 5554 auth k5EPEBUt7Gf3NQ9v sms send 1112223333 "HELLO, PHONE!"
On your emulator, open Messages.
Windows Users In a Web browser, go to
Execute these commands. If it asks for an auth token, follow the instructions on your screen to find it.
ncat 127.0.0.1 5554 sms send 1112223333 "HELLO, PHONE!"
You received the SMS. Reply, as shown below.
In your Terminal or Command Prompt, execute this command:
Your phone rings. Answer the call, as shown below.
gsm call 11122233333
After a few seconds, hang up.
In your Terminal or Command Prompt, press Ctrl+C to terminate the netcat connection.
You get a root shell, as shown below.
adb shell su
In your root shell, execute this command:
A lot of filenames scroll by.
tar --exclude=android_image.tar.gz \ -cvzf /sdcard/Download/android_image.tar.gz /data
When it's done, you see a # prompt, as shown below.
Execute these commands to exit the shell and download the captured data, as shown below:
exit exit cd cd Downloads adb pull /sdcard/Download/android_image.tar.gz
If you don't have 7-Zip on your Windows machine, get it here:
Mac M1 UsersYou cannot copy and paste files from the host to the Windows guest, as of March 2023, because VMware 13 doesn't fully implement VMware Tools.
You can use PowerShell's "scp" command, however, using the IP address of your Mac, and your Mac's username and password, with a command like this:
scp username@ip_of_mac:/Users/username/Downloads/android_image.tar.gz .
https://7-zip.org/Right-click the android_image.tar.gz file and click 7-Zip, "Extract Here".
A android_image.tar file appears on your desktop.
Right-click the android_image.tar file and click 7-Zip, "Extract Here".
A data folder appears on your desktop.
If 7-Zip shows some messages saying "Can not create symbolic link", just ignore them and click Close.
Enter a Case Name of Android.
Click the Next button.
Click the Finish button.
At step 5: "Add Data Source", click the Finish button.
M 143.1: Phone Source (15 pts)Find the text covered by a green box in the image below. That's the flag.
Mac M1 file transfer tip added 3-13-23
Flag number corrected 7-1-23