Bandit17 - bandit18
There are 2 files in the homedirectory: passwords.old and passwords.new. The password for the next level is in passwords.new and is the only line that has been changed between passwords.old and passwords.new
NOTE: if you have solved this level and see ‘Byebye!’ when trying to log into bandit18, this is related to the next level, bandit19
"diff" is a good linux tool for finding the differences between files, so well use it here.
bandit17@melinda:~$ ls passwords.new passwords.old bandit17@melinda:~$ diff passwords.new passwords.old 42c42 < kfBf3eYk5BPBRzwjqutbbfE887SVc5Yd --- > BS8bqB1kqkinKJjuxL6k072Qq9NRwQpR bandit17@melinda:~$
The password is the top one... kfBf3eYk5BPBRzwjqutbbfE887SVc5Yd