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Plaid Parliament of Pwning is a security research group located at Carnegie Mellon University.


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Participated in CTF events

Overall rating place: 1 with 1591.878 pts in 2015

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
39RCTF 2015 Quals1060.00006.491
1CSAW CTF Final Round 20154325.000060.000
1WhiteHat Grand Prix – Qualification Round 20156160.000040.000
545EKOPARTY CTF 20150.00000.000
787EKOPARTY CTF 20150.00000.000 CTF 20157588.0000104.991
1HITCON CTF 2015 Quals5040.0000100.000
15Hackover CTF 20151398.00001.940
100ASIS CTF Finals 2015250.00002.400
1Defcamp CTF Qualification 20154656.000020.000
24Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015 Online Qualifier2905.000010.842
1CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20156860.000080.000
1MMA CTF 1st 20155800.000080.000
2DEF CON CTF 201519896.0000106.461
128PoliCTF 2015550.00003.571
1DEF CON CTF Qualifier 201557.0000180.000
13Teaser CONFidence CTF 20151500.00003.510
72UCSB iCTF 20140.00000.000
2Codegate CTF Finals 20155320.000087.204
40CTF 2015 Quals4560.000024.971
2BCTF 20154394.000054.963
123B-Sides Vancouver 201510.00000.059
1Codegate CTF Preliminary 20158390.0000140.000
1Boston Key Party CTF 20156445.0000120.000
3SECCON CTF 2014 Finals2848.000028.961
1Ghost in the Shellcode 20155451.0000160.000
5Insomni'hack teaser 2015600.000016.000
269Insomni'hack teaser 20150.000016.000
7HackIM 20157600.00009.514

Overall rating place: 2 with 1592.179 pts in 2014

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
631C3 CTF490.000050.424
1Ghost in the Shellcode Teaser 20153.000010.000
1SECCON CTF 2014 Online Qualifications7115.000050.000
19447 Security Society CTF 20145230.000060.000
102CSCAMP CTF Quals 2014510.00000.665 CTF 20145260.000048.478
96ASIS CTF Finals 2014450.00003.434
99Sharif University CTF Quals 2014870.00004.789
1CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20145960.000080.000
4No cON Name CTF Quals 20142750.000025.000
10HITCON CTF 20143615.000023.661
1DEF CON CTF 201411263.0000160.000
2Pwnium CTF 20143036.000021.794
2SECUINSIDE CTF Quals 20141615.000089.815
7PHD CTF Finals 201423314.000050.753
37DEF CON CTF Qualifier 201417.000033.657
81ASIS CTF Quals 2014300.00001.889
41Nuit du Hack CTF Quals 20141150.000015.579
1Codegate CTF Finals 20146080.0000120.000
5VolgaCTF Quals 20144100.000018.386
12backdoorCTF 20142975.000030.089
42RuCTF Quals 20142910.000020.386
3Boston Key Party CTF 20144950.000074.495
1Codegate CTF Preliminary 20145510.0000140.000
4Olympic CTF Sochi 20143840.000058.886
2PHD CTF Quals 201472100.000090.000
1Ghost in the Shellcode 20144451.0000160.000
3Ghost in the Shellcode Teaser 20141.00000.000

Overall rating place: 1 with 1703.091 pts in 2013

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
730C3 CTF3550.000059.208
68UCSB iCTF 20134011.000042.678 CTF 20134450.0000140.000
1CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20138200.000080.000
1DEF CON CTF 201315002.0000160.000
62EBCTF 2013700.000012.020
1SECUINSIDE CTF Finals 20139783.0000120.000
1DEF CON CTF Qualifier 201375.0000180.000
1Boston Key Party CTF 20134260.000080.000
6EBCTF Teaser 2013500.00007.917
1SECUINSIDE CTF Quals 20137378.0000140.000
2PHD CTF Finals 201327911.000086.422
240PlaidCTF 201320.00000.770
4Codegate CTF Finals 20130.000087.500
1UCSB iCTF 20126.4000140.000
24Nuit du Hack CTF Quals 20131001.000017.676
48RuCTF Quals 2013800.00007.821
4Codegate CTF Preliminary 20136020.000087.774
1Ghost in the Shellcode 20135050.0000160.000
17HackIM 20135700.000013.304

Overall rating place: 2 with 1488.219 pts in 2012

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
429c3 CTF5600.000068.333
1PHD CTF Quals 20125800.0000120.000
7rwthCTF 20123.370036.655
37PoliCTF 2012546.00005.344
1CSAW CTF Final Round 20125150.000060.000 CTF 20126755.0000104.938
25CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20127700.000037.835
2DEF CON CTF 20120.0000120.000
1SECUINSIDE CTF Finals 20126530.0000120.000
1SECUINSIDE CTF Quals 20127500.0000140.000
2DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20124800.0000147.959
4PHD CTF Finals 20121045.000045.645
6Codegate CTF Finals 201238.000056.000
17Nuit du Hack CTF Quals 201216300.000039.653
4Codegate CTF Preliminary 20126507.0000105.899
7ForbiddenBITS CTF 20121410.000031.097
3Mozilla CTF 20124585.000088.860
1Ghost in the Shellcode 20124502.0000160.000

Overall rating place: 1 with 536.453 pts in 2011

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
4UCSB iCTF 2011965.000063.104
57RuCTFe 201115.000011.728
1CSAW CTF Final Round 20114300.000040.000
1CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20119500.000090.000
7DEF CON CTF 20110.000091.429
7DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20114200.000087.970
2dCTF 20115100.000072.222
1PHD CTF Finals 20114904.000080.000
PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
1UCSB iCTF 201024000.00000.000
PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
4UCSB iCTF 20090.00000.000

Organized CTF events

PlaidCTF 201575.00
PlaidCTF 201475.00
PlaidCTF 201380.00
PlaidCTF 201290.00
PlaidCTF 201190.00

Team members


Team writeups

HITCON CTF 2015 QualsUse-After-FLEE [500]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 QualsGiraffe's Coffee [300]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsnanana [200]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsbabyfirst [100]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 QualsPiranha Gun [50]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsunreadable [100]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsnpc [400]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsrisky [300]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 QualsFooddb [500]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsreadable [300]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsblinkroot [200]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsmatrix X matrix [175]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsmoonglow [300]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 QualsPhishingMe [200]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualshard to say [200]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsdaybloom [200]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsfireblossom [150]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualspuzzleng [250]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 QualsRsabin [314]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualsguess [300]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualspoooooooow [200]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2015 Qualssimple [100]read writeup
MMA CTF 1st 2015i [150]read writeup
MMA CTF 1st 2015QR code recovery challenge [400]read writeup
MMA CTF 1st 2015LCGsign [400]read writeup
MMA CTF 1st 2015Alicegame [250]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015Orient Heights [250]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015Mattapan [150]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015Kendall [300]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015Alewife [400]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015Wonderland [600]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015Airport [500]read writeup
Olympic CTF Sochi 2014zpwn [200]read writeup CTF 2013Breznparadisebugmaschine [500]read writeup CTF 2012not a Zombie beer challenge read writeup
DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2012bin200 [200]read writeup
DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2012bin100 [100]read writeup