Also known as
  • Kernel-Sanders
  • Kernel Sander
  • KernelSander
  • RealKernelSanders

Academic team University of Florida

The University of Florida Student Infosec Team (UFSIT), aka Kernel Sanders, was founded in the Fall of 2006 by Jordan Wiens and John Sawyer shortly after their team’s (1@stplace) first win at the DefCon 14 Capture the Flag (CTF) competition.

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Participated in CTF events

Overall rating place: 74 with 233.633 pts in 2019

Country place: 8

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
335D^3CTF 201910.00000.000
49RITSEC CTF 20193191.00005.436
30CSAW CTF Final Round 20191551.000012.979
29Newbie CTF(N-CTF) 20198923.00000.000
42BackdoorCTF 2019201.00002.260
35TastelessCTF 2019470.00003.038
48Hack.lu CTF 2019946.00008.992
85SECCON 2019 Online CTF921.00005.945
197Rooters CTF247.00000.747
407Syskron Security CTF210.00000.630
86Balsn CTF 2019106.00000.622
74PwnThyBytes CTF 20191.00000.341
1190picoCTF 20199800.00000.000
137InCTF 2019150.00000.948
19SEC-T CTF 20192118.00008.751
228Newark Academy CTF 20193210.00009.075
21CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20193301.000027.767
105DefCamp CTF Qualification 2019105.00000.763
23Affinity CTF 2019 - Quals1561.00005.524
57N1CTF 2019239.00001.262
70TokyoWesterns CTF 5th 2019604.000017.277
56Chaos Communication Camp 2019294.00002.218
17HackCon 20193640.000012.187
116Crypto CTF 2019162.00001.079
268De1CTF 2019151.00000.421
171CyBRICS CTF Quals 2019120.00000.938
18HSCTF 611955.000017.275
84Facebook CTF 20191982.00002.429
97Security Fest 2019392.00002.343
65Harekaze CTF 2019510.00004.338
90RCTF 2019319.00001.398
30TSG CTF858.00003.379
75INS'hAck 2019657.00004.137
295UUT CTF60.00000.389
12Blaze CTF 20192520.000020.058
101ASIS CTF Quals 2019182.00002.609
190ångstromCTF 2019770.00003.435
98Midnight Sun CTF 2019 Quals307.00001.254
19Sunshine CTF 20191955.000014.332
106b00t2root '19438.00001.663
200VolgaCTF 2019 Qualifier300.00002.747
610CTF/TCTF 2019 Quals625.000010.524
72CONFidence CTF 2019 Teaser253.00002.667
23UCSB iCTF 201971.000027.050
41UTCTF 20194050.00004.262
30Pragyan CTF 20192325.000016.671
24Aero CTF 20192135.00008.566
25BSidesSF 2019 CTF690.00003.730
26TAMUctf 1917477.000030.019
5STEM CTF: Cyber Challenge 20191750.000018.442
57nullcon HackIM 20191039.00003.411
76FireShell CTF 2019502.00002.116
66Insomni'hack teaser 2019198.00003.942

Overall rating place: 135 with 123.055 pts in 2018

Country place: 11

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
14235C3 CTF94.00002.892
146X-MAS CTF 2018960.00001.910
141OtterCTF325.00001.232
28OverTheWire Advent Bonanza 20181601.00005.948
21Pwn2Win CTF 20181126.00008.777
100BCTF 2018231.00000.366
11RITSEC CTF 20184636.000014.223
139HCTF 2018140.84000.508
126Square CTF 201825685.00006.919
112SECCON 2018 Online CTF729.00004.650
26P.W.N. CTF1172.00006.368
35BSides Delhi CTF 2018876.00005.371
59HITCON CTF 2018566.00008.339
65Hack.lu CTF 2018907.000013.239
14HumanCTF880.00000.497
35Hackover CTF 20181006.00004.912
201Teaser Dragon CTF 201878.00000.992
166picoCTF 201820935.00000.000
136CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20181451.00008.073
298IceCTF 20181435.00006.428
160TokyoWesterns CTF 4th 2018277.00004.455
335Hackcon 201860.00000.944
329CODE BLUE CTF 2018 Quals38.00000.316
146ISITDTU CTF 2018 Quals110.00000.344
243CTFZone 2018 Quals1.00000.102
283Meepwn CTF Quals 2018200.00000.569
4STEM CTF: Cyber Challenge 20181400.00000.000
121Blaze CTF 2018420.00001.536
73Sunshine CTF 2018851.00001.947
279EasyCTF IV1080.00000.000
79nullcom HackIM 2018601.00002.221
92EvlzCTF200.00001.483
347Insomni'hack teaser 201837.00000.617

Overall rating place: 348 with 43.854 pts in 2017

Country place: 45

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
143Juniors CTF 2017500.00001.968
89hxp CTF 2017260.00001.961
82HCTF 2017171.54000.663
256HITCON CTF 2017 Quals50.00000.890
111Pwn2Win CTF 2017281.00000.934
9UConn CyberSEED 20171125.00000.000
174Hack Dat Kiwi 2017175.00001.319
56Kaspersky Industrial CTF Quals 20171500.00004.548
155DefCamp CTF Qualification 201752.00000.321
112CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20171976.00007.787
169PoliCTF 2017120.00000.676
187Google Capture The Flag 2017 (Quals)204.00000.919
14Sunshine CTF 2017876.00002.163
63VolgaCTF 2017 Quals1050.00005.994
3900CTF 2017 Quals12.00000.190
306UCSB iCTF 20175824.83070.133
249Pragyan CTF 2017210.00000.685
61nullcon HackIM 1651.00001.556
86BITSCTF 2017150.00003.070
71AlexCTF1940.000013.488
329Insomni'hack teaser 201750.00000.406

Overall rating place: 3533 with 2.130 pts in 2016

Country place: 185

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
90TUM CTF 2016277.00001.549
5790CTF 2016 Quals1.00000.580

Overall rating place: 465 with 19.261 pts in 2015

Country place: 54

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
219SECCON 2015 Online CTF800.00003.933
333TUM CTF Teaser0.00000.000
199EKOPARTY CTF 2015290.00002.828
245Hack.lu CTF 2015110.00001.300
175HITCON CTF 2015 Quals1.00000.296
211CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20151410.00008.411
184MMA CTF 1st 2015330.00002.493

Overall rating place: 358 with 27.836 pts in 2014

Country place: 48

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
389CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20141160.00007.888
189DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20143.00005.986
320Olympic CTF Sochi 201410.00000.302
53Ghost in the Shellcode 2014676.000013.660

Overall rating place: 436 with 23.369 pts in 2013

Country place: 50

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
61rwthCTF 20131073.00001.436
334Hack.lu CTF 20133.00000.257
160CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20132700.000013.421
71Ghost in the Shellcode 2013450.00008.255

Overall rating place: 307 with 23.486 pts in 2012

Country place: 34

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
56rwthCTF 20120.02001.238
54PoliCTF 2012300.00003.083
204Hack.lu CTF 2012200.00002.414
426CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2012600.00002.917
133DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2012600.000012.997
207PlaidCTF 201225.00000.836
189ForbiddenBITS CTF 20120.00000.000

Overall rating place: 68 with 82.034 pts in 2011

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
43UCSB iCTF 2011154.00008.739
18rwthCTF 2011106890.000020.723
20CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20118600.000042.987
123DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2011500.00009.585
PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
40UCSB iCTF 20090.00000.000

Organized CTF events

NameWeight
SwampCTF 201928.00
SwampCTF 201822.37

Team members

Team writeups

EventTaskAction
TUCTF 2019vulnmath read writeup
TUCTF 2019thefirst [379]read writeup
SECCON 2019 Online CTFsum [289]read writeup
SwampCTF 2019We Three Keys [144]read writeup
SwampCTF 2019Ghidra Release [310]read writeup