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Academic team Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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A student-run organization at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Participated in CTF events

Overall rating place: 39 with 313.735 pts in 2020

Country place: 7

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
12TokyoWesterns CTF 6th 20202733.000062.015
58CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20202055.000028.542
28ALLES! CTF 20201252.00007.005
28Google Capture The Flag 20201850.000028.471
97Crypto CTF 2020108.00000.862
15DEF CON CTF 2020211.000027.282
310CTF/TCTF 2020 Quals 1376.000018.136
121Pwn2Win CTF 2020166.00002.695
22Hack-A-Sat Qualifiers1066.00007.854
10DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20202759.000043.991
24PlaidCTF 20203051.000049.346
13DawgCTF7805.000018.154
67Midnight Sun CTF 2020 Quals752.00007.299
20CONFidence CTF 2020 Teaser667.000010.544
71UCSB iCTF 202043361.94001.972
14BSidesSF 2020 CTF1767.00005.737
7nullcon HackIM 20204377.000027.254
390Insomni'hack teaser 202072.00001.860

Overall rating place: 21 with 481.123 pts in 2019

Country place: 4

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
23hxp 36C3 CTF1953.000012.791
13HITCON CTF 2019 Final3741.29009.556
7Real World CTF 2019 Finals513.00009.343
19ASIS CTF Finals 20191833.000034.821
5Pwn2Win CTF 20192810.000038.021
16CSAW CTF Final Round 20192901.000024.751
16BackdoorCTF 2019606.00009.656
22Hack.lu CTF 20192262.000021.202
11HITCON CTF 2019 Quals4577.000081.489
12Balsn CTF 20192965.000011.359
5Real World CTF 2019 Quals1744.000020.928
4CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20194751.000047.887
15Trend Micro CTF 2019 - Raimund Genes Cup - Online Qualifier1900.00004.563
21TokyoWesterns CTF 5th 20192221.000063.055
4Chaos Communication Camp 20193462.000027.105
142Google Capture The Flag 2019 (Quals)215.00005.127
51Facebook CTF 20193927.00004.712
4BCTF 2019 finals5352.00000.000
62Harekaze CTF 2019510.00004.363
15DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20192283.000039.420
25Blaze CTF 20191680.000012.998
31ASIS CTF Quals 20191232.000015.346
13PlaidCTF 20193477.000064.353
11SpamAndFlags Teaser 2019752.00008.502
9SwampCTF 20195431.000016.683
19Midnight Sun CTF 2019 Quals3711.000013.395
43VolgaCTF 2019 Qualifier1050.00009.375
160CTF/TCTF 2019 Quals3413.000055.183
8CONFidence CTF 2019 Teaser1624.000018.012
10UCSB iCTF 201976.580029.788
9Pragyan CTF 20193275.000022.989
7BSidesSF 2019 CTF2124.000011.975
94TAMUctf 1912754.000021.406
7Evlz CTF3661.000011.805
21nullcon HackIM 20192840.00009.141
14FireShell CTF 20192044.00009.087
19Insomni'hack teaser 2019636.000012.801

Overall rating place: 10 with 534.892 pts in 2018

Country place: 3

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
69hxp CTF 2018305.00004.372
7Real World CTF 2018 Finals951.000011.661
38ASIS CTF Finals 2018536.00006.272
96RITSEC CTF 20181811.00005.200
1CSAW CTF Final Round 20185726.000071.000
46SECCON 2018 Online CTF1852.000011.933
5HITCON CTF 20185723.000087.310
11Hack.lu CTF 20182908.000046.172
5InCTF 201810589.000017.413
20Teaser Dragon CTF 2018997.000012.343
64DefCamp CTF Qualification 2018469.00003.449
1CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20185551.000060.460
7noxCTF 201812122.000015.622
17TokyoWesterns CTF 4th 20182139.000035.048
10DEF CON CTF 2018397.000035.911
5Real World CTF 2018 Quals1379.000018.724
33CTFZone 2018 Quals657.00003.742
77Meepwn CTF Quals 2018780.00002.203
40Google Capture The Flag 2018 (Quals)1252.000016.230
57FAUST CTF 20181477.00002.616
5NorthSec 2018117.00000.000
5DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20183670.000076.496
9PlaidCTF 20182651.000055.948
6ASIS CTF Quals 20183336.000040.472
17STEM CTF: Cyber Challenge 2018400.00000.000
4Blaze CTF 20186300.000026.076
6BSidesSF CTF 20182296.00000.000
3WPICTF 20183568.000025.964
6UIUCTF 20181652.000013.199
16INS'hAck 20181785.00008.434
230CTF/TCTF 2018 Quals1563.000012.452
128Nuit du Hack CTF Quals 2018251.00003.148
9SwampCTF 20187108.000018.202
5VolgaCTF 2018 Quals2710.000025.529
18Xiomara CTF 20181451.000012.463
401TAMUctf 18741.00002.856
8Harekaze CTF 20181780.000017.114
57AceBear Security Contest 2018711.00001.963

Overall rating place: 14 with 424.182 pts in 2017

Country place: 3

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
1234C3 CTF2018.000033.845
182SECCON 2017 Online CTF1200.00005.790
9HITCON CTF 2017 Final15931.650017.975
53RuCTFE 201730351.25001.892
1TUCTF 20174376.000038.500
93RC3 CTF 2017400.00001.700
25hxp CTF 2017946.00007.111
2CSAW CTF Final Round 20174026.000033.037
7HITCON CTF 2017 Quals4654.000067.530
7CyberSEED Social Engineering Competition 2017901.00000.000
3UConn CyberSEED 20171425.00000.000
6Hack.lu CTF 20174397.000055.096
18Hack Dat Kiwi 20171320.000010.306
26EKOPARTY CTF 20174476.000020.358
2CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20176426.000036.915
6ASIS CTF Finals 20174398.000041.254
27Tokyo Westerns CTF 3rd 20171157.000015.520
26Trend Micro CTF 2017 - Raimund Genes Cup - Online Qualifier2006.00009.746
26Google Capture The Flag 2017 (Quals)1771.00007.829
75UIUCTF 2017400.00002.481
10PlaidCTF 20172662.000049.469
26BCTF 20171707.00004.044
150Sunshine CTF 201726.00000.087
8ASIS CTF Quals 20173450.000028.816
30Nuit du Hack CTF Quals 20171120.000011.722
5VolgaCTF 2017 Quals2900.000020.020
6MITCTF 20173600.00000.000
360CTF 2017 Quals1229.00009.864
13Boston Key Party CTF 20172750.000039.722
67Codegate 2017 prequals405.00004.070
95AlexCTF1790.000012.453
336Insomni'hack teaser 201750.00000.404

Overall rating place: 53 with 255.725 pts in 2016

Country place: 7

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
9733C3 CTF475.00007.094
527The 318br, DESEC, and SucuriHC Capture The Flag (3DSCTF)0.00000.000
63SECCON 2016 Online CTF1300.00006.476
6RC3 CTF 20166165.000018.971
2CSAW CTF Final Round 20163001.000035.228
3UConn CyberSEED 20161450.00000.000
5CyberSEED Social Engineering Competition 2016295.00000.000
23HITCON CTF 2016 Quals2300.000030.063
77DefCamp CTF Qualification 2016300.00001.537
2CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20165246.000036.915
87Hackcon 2016751.00003.820
131OpenCTF 201610.00000.106
286SECUINSIDE CTF Quals 20161.00000.047
2NorthSec 201699.00000.000
74TU CTF 20161210.00005.232
29Blaze CTF 2016420.00003.497
31PlaidCTF 20161577.000034.076
33Teaser CONFidence CTF 2016100.00001.017
189Nuit du Hack CTF Quals 2016450.00005.412
327Pwn2Win CTF 20160.00000.000
520BCTF 201610.00000.127
3820CTF 2016 Quals1.00000.616
67Boston Key Party CTF 201624.000015.896
28HackIM 20165500.00003.376

Overall rating place: 34 with 318.831 pts in 2015

Country place: 5

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
2432C3 CTF2000.000021.964
35SECCON 2015 Online CTF2900.000014.616
179447 Security Society CTF 20152382.000016.979
17Hack Dat Kiwi 20152025.000013.019
86RCTF 2015 Quals460.00002.829
4CSAW CTF Final Round 20153300.000030.390
12CyberSEED Social Engineering Competition 20154900.00000.000
2UConn CyberSEED 201522100.00006.795
38WhiteHat Grand Prix – Qualification Round 2015600.00002.474
99Hack.lu CTF 2015735.00007.487
13HITCON CTF 2015 Quals1990.000023.588
29Defcamp CTF Qualification 20152600.00005.929
279Trend Micro CTF Asia Pacific & Japan 2015 Online Qualifier200.00000.761
8CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20156860.000045.000
354MMA CTF 1st 2015100.00000.803
5OpenCTF 20151310.00007.010
40WhiteHat Contest 10200.00000.964
30PoliCTF 20152150.000014.043
8NorthSec 201554.00000.000
31DEF CON CTF Qualifier 201521.000036.061
28PlaidCTF 20151691.000030.418
77UCSB iCTF 20140.00000.000
30UIUCTF 2015450.00001.085
120BCTF 2015220.00002.084
19Boston Key Party CTF 20153370.000034.531

Overall rating place: 78 with 143.439 pts in 2014

Country place: 13

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
3CSAW CTF Final Round 20143150.000033.625
2UConn CyberSEED 20149250.00007.330
18CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20144960.000035.511
11OpenCTF 20141450.000010.328
31PlaidCTF 20142216.000024.294
114RuCTF Quals 2014900.00006.390
209Codegate CTF Preliminary 2014200.00002.876
96PHD CTF Quals 20147600.00006.950
46Ghost in the Shellcode 2014801.000016.136

Overall rating place: 62 with 191.390 pts in 2013

Country place: 9

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
8CSAW CTF Final Round 20132900.000020.809
92Hack.lu CTF 2013755.000012.637
41CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20136000.000030.244
122ASIS CTF Finals 201330.00000.332
45EBCTF 20131000.000017.123
46Boston Key Party CTF 2013550.00006.034
58EBCTF Teaser 2013200.00002.672
68PlaidCTF 2013670.000015.809
28UCSB iCTF 20120.710010.266
21RuCTF Quals 20131600.000015.940
45Codegate CTF Preliminary 20132300.000027.671
14Ghost in the Shellcode 20131650.000031.853

Overall rating place: 79 with 150.883 pts in 2012

Country place: 16

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
47rwthCTF 20120.79007.860
51RuCTFE 20123.00003.473
7CSAW CTF Final Round 20123050.000022.053
21CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20128100.000040.022
15PlaidCTF 20122547.000046.905
74Codegate CTF Preliminary 20121200.000016.596
33Ghost in the Shellcode 2012650.000013.975

Overall rating place: 27 with 166.559 pts in 2011

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
24UCSB iCTF 2011302.000016.823
30RuCTFE 201127.000021.233
3CSAW CTF Final Round 20112200.000016.899
35rwthCTF 2011100663.000017.854
22CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20118400.000041.835
18PlaidCTF 20113578.000051.914
PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
12RuCTFE 20100.00000.000
33UCSB iCTF 2010300.00000.000
PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
17UCSB iCTF 20090.00000.000
PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
13UCSB iCTF 200717570.00000.000

Organized CTF events

NameWeight
Hack The Vote 20200.00
Hack The Vote 201623.11

Team members

Team writeups

EventTaskAction
hxp 36C3 CTFxmas_future [96]read writeup
hxp 36C3 CTFcompilerbot [256]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2019Pop Goes the Printer [500]read writeup
TokyoWesterns CTF 5th 2019gnote [461]read writeup
Hack.lu CTF 2018Rusty CodePad [493]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2018not protobuf [400]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2018WTF.SQL [500]read writeup
Real World CTF 2018 QualsSCSI [500]read writeup
DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2018SAG? [228]read writeup
Google Capture The Flag 2018 (Quals)bbs [453]read writeup
DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2018smcauth [315]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2018Plaid Adventure [200]read writeup
VolgaCTF 2018 QualsBlack&White [250]read writeup
34C3 CTFVim [215]read writeup
34C3 CTFv9 [477]read writeup
hxp CTF 2017pdf.pdf [150 + 60]read writeup
Hack.lu CTF 2017HouseOfScepticism [450]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2017FuntimeJS [400]read writeup
DEF CON CTF 2017rubix read writeup
Google Capture The Flag 2017 (Quals)The X Sanitizer [333]read writeup
Google Capture The Flag 2017 (Quals)Web Assembly read writeup
BCTF 2017boj(Pwn) [952]read writeup
VolgaCTF 2017 QualsComprevawe [250]read writeup
Boston Key Party CTF 2017hiddensc [200]read writeup
SECCON 2016 Online CTFrandomware [300]read writeup
CSAW CTF Final Round 2016ladykiller [150]read writeup
HITCON CTF 2016 QualsOTP [150]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2016Warmup [50]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2016Tutorial [200]read writeup
CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2016hungman [300]read writeup
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