Starting Point SHIELD

Hello,
I have a quetion, at the walkthrough of the machine at some point is says:
"WordPress is a content management system that can be used to quickly create websites and blogs. Since we have already acquired the password ******* we can try to login to the WordPress site."
From where we have already acquired the password?

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  • @f5890620 said:
    From where we have already acquired the password?

    Consider this an active engagement. Each credential you encounter from a previous machine may be useful elsewhere.

  • Starting Point machines are all interconnected, so it would make sense if you do them in order. A piece of information that you have found in a previous machine would be useful here.

    tasidonya

  • In what order should the machines be done?

  • @Sh1ftContr0l in order they're listed in. You start with Archetype, then do all ones from the list, one after the other. If there is a post-exploitation step after you found root.txt that's the bit that's going to be useful in the next machine.

    tasidonya

  • Is the fact that they are all interconnected mentioned anywhere?

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