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Participated in CTF events

Overall rating place: 111 with 133.057 pts in 2016

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
118HITCON CTF 2016 Quals350.00004.824
13CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20164026.000020.771
2OpenCTF 20163746.000027.532
37DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20161302.000026.722
13Google Capture The Flag 20163250.000016.857
36PlaidCTF 20161377.000029.509
237BCTF 201610.00000.197
152Boston Key Party CTF 201610.00006.645

Overall rating place: 58 with 201.227 pts in 2015

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
62FAUST CTF 20151306.00000.244
312SECCON 2015 Online CTF500.00002.468 CTF 20151940.000019.894
55HITCON CTF 2015 Quals401.00004.887
22Defcamp CTF Qualification 20153200.00007.327
13CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20156360.000040.161
2OpenCTF 20152710.000015.537
157PoliCTF 2015450.00002.921
54DEF CON CTF Qualifier 201513.000022.193
47ASIS CTF Quals 20151226.00007.034
125VolgaCTF 2015 Quals750.00003.101
47Teaser CONFidence CTF 2015600.00001.356
36PlaidCTF 20151441.000025.722
161BCTF 2015210.00001.919
38B-Sides Vancouver 2015510.00001.076
57Codegate CTF Preliminary 2015500.00005.400
20Boston Key Party CTF 20153345.000034.140
113Ghost in the Shellcode 2015350.00005.845

Overall rating place: 66 with 176.057 pts in 2014

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
162SECCON CTF 2014 Online Qualifications1200.00004.371
288Defcamp CTF Qualification 2014500.00000.488
140ASIS CTF Finals 2014250.00001.948
24CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20144660.000032.942
1OpenCTF 20144500.000050.000
54DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20149.000018.197
34PlaidCTF 20141816.000020.132
58Olympic CTF Sochi 2014450.00006.177
32PHD CTF Quals 201424300.000022.097
37Ghost in the Shellcode 2014976.000019.704

Overall rating place: 98 with 132.363 pts in 2013

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
547CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2013950.00004.707
27DEF CON CTF Qualifier 201348.000060.933
257SECUINSIDE CTF Quals 2013100.00001.221
15PlaidCTF 20132070.000050.542
35Ghost in the Shellcode 2013800.000014.959

Overall rating place: 65 with 178.503 pts in 2012

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
5029c3 CTF400.00005.010 CTF 2012800.00009.052
3CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20128500.000053.333
18DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20123600.000079.025
22PlaidCTF 20121743.000032.083
121ForbiddenBITS CTF 20120.00000.000

Overall rating place: 56 with 96.258 pts in 2011

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
51PHD CTF Quals 20110.00000.000
10CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20119300.000048.553
26DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20112500.000047.706

Team members

Team writeups

OpenCTF 2016apprentice_www [300]read writeup
OpenCTF 2016neophyte_cgc [300]read writeup
DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2016feedme [1]read writeup
Google Capture The Flag 2016rsacalc [300]read writeup CTF 2015Checkcheckcheck [150+80]read writeup
Defcamp CTF Qualification 2015Custom function engineering (Crypto 300) [300]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2015wyvern [500]read writeup
DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2015accesscontrol [1]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2015Precision [100]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015Veritable Buzz 1 [300]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015absence [200]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015signfaster / signfasterer / signfastest [200, 400, 100]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015Sigil of Darkness [200]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015Runic Power [200]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015superserial [100]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015signfaster / signfasterer / signfastest [200, 400, 100]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015dnsh [100]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015magic_eye.dat [50]read writeup
OpenCTF 2015Enhance [50]read writeup
DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2015catwestern [1]read writeup
ASIS CTF Quals 2015KeyLead [150]read writeup
ASIS CTF Quals 2015Grids [300]read writeup
ASIS CTF Quals 2015Leach [250]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2015qttpd [950]read writeup
VolgaCTF 2015 Qualscaptcha [150]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2015RAM [170]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2015sawed [20]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2015ECE's Revenge2 [250]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2015REG EX [250]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015Airport [500]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015Sullivan Square [350]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2015JFK/UMass [300]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2014__nightmares__ [375]read writeup
DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2013gnireengine 1 [1]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2013giga [250]read writeup