Also known as
  • Pwn For Santa
  • Pwn First Search
  • PwnFirstSearch
  • searching_for_pwn

Website: https://pwnfirstsear.ch/

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Participated in CTF events

Overall rating place: 157 with 132.099 pts in 2024

Country place: 22

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
45BCACTF 5.02585.000021.294
134Codegate CTF 2024 Preliminary500.00003.161
259NahamCon CTF 20242217.00004.624
38SAS CTF 2024 Quals356.00001.678
23DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2024730.000017.819
33UMDCTF 20246273.000022.070
37Midnight Sun CTF 2024 Quals1271.00009.887
57PlaidCTF 2024226.00007.428
11SwampCTF 20245062.000034.329
29CursedCTF 2024 Quals4669.00005.449
399LINE CTF 2024101.00001.494
317KalmarCTF 2024100.00000.322
181bi0sCTF 2024100.00000.989
138LA CTF 20244481.00006.038
202L3HCTF 202462.00000.251
176Real World CTF 6th32.00001.906
648KnightCTF 202450.00000.043
286UofTCTF 20241199.00002.125
811IrisCTF 2024100.00000.198

Overall rating place: 60 with 361.500 pts in 2023

Country place: 6

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
133BackdoorCTF 20233422.00005.670
218TUCTF 2023270.00000.836
133 GlacierCTF 2023310.00001.348
34Square CTF 2023926.000010.390
51CakeCTF 2023805.00000.000
134LakeCTF Quals 23100.00000.867
2cursedCTF 2024 Halloween Teaser2.000029.250
8SpookyCTF 20239834.000018.779
147Hack.lu CTF 2023110.00002.645
66Balsn CTF 2023221.00004.782
11MapleCTF 20232957.000014.281
9vsCTF 20236356.000017.089
64CSAW CTF Qualification Round 20234377.00009.552
400HITCON CTF 2023 Quals50.00000.945
739DownUnderCTF 2023525.00002.105
54SekaiCTF 20231706.00004.532
45corCTF 20231002.00005.410
17ImaginaryCTF 20235255.000014.226
35zer0pts CTF 20231167.000016.045
22CyberSecurityRumble Quals2034.00008.079
15UIUCTF 20232814.000031.271
5BCACTF 4.04450.000032.287
27justCTF 20231400.000012.598
3BYUCTF 202321031.000025.690
10p4ctf 2023 teaser1688.000032.861
11San Diego CTF 20232450.000024.640
8UMDCTF 202315319.000033.702
91Space Heroes 20233098.00003.930
1DawgCTF 20239820.000078.000
52PlaidCTF 2023598.000019.784
418cursedCTF 2023210.00000.405
24LINE CTF 2023713.00006.386
3b01lers CTF5479.000041.017
133hxp CTF 202268.00002.106
18KalmarCTF 20235329.00009.265
24pbctf 2023772.00008.699
14LA CTF 202312427.000021.301
28DiceCTF 20231778.000012.889
9bi0sCTF 20226564.000032.783
32Real World CTF 5th408.00008.900

Overall rating place: 158 with 169.811 pts in 2022

Country place: 21

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
219KITCTFCTF 2022100.00000.322
46Balsn CTF 2022481.00006.467
536MapleCTF 20221.00000.047
23nullcon Goa HackIM CTF 20221325.00005.833
65corCTF 20221145.00003.674
26UIUCTF 20222444.000010.002
32Google Capture The Flag 20221928.000027.943
13justCTF 20222986.000018.820
27DEF CON CTF Qualifier 2022653.000022.068
20Hack-A-Sat 3 Qualifiers1006.000012.722
19b01lers CTF1941.000017.528
30PlaidCTF 2022726.000025.783
398zer0pts CTF 202249.00000.397
71SUSCTF 2022826.00002.122
8Decompetition v2.04022.940017.410
36DiceCTF 20221342.00005.913
17Real World CTF 4th623.000011.066

Overall rating place: 60 with 285.189 pts in 2021

Country place: 8

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
147hxp CTF 202185.00001.543
145pbctf 2021156.00000.905
11TastelessCTF 20211909.000020.663
1090CSAW CTF Qualification Round 202125.00000.067
58corCTF 20214032.00007.757
18Google Capture The Flag 20213262.000055.237
38Hack-A-Sat 2 Qualifiers580.00005.833
12Pwn2Win CTF 20212464.000037.090
14DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20211908.000050.096
15PlaidCTF 20212711.000050.846
95Midnight Sun CTF 2021 Quals381.00004.234
5b01lers CTF7186.000019.399
112VolgaCTF 2021 Qualifier368.00003.460
19LINE CTF 2021760.00003.766
50zer0pts CTF 2021805.00004.285
4DiceCTF 20213694.000025.487
11Real World CTF 3rd837.000012.782

Overall rating place: 55 with 325.861 pts in 2020

Country place: 8

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
113hxp CTF 2020125.00002.284
87pbctf 2020212.00001.227
19HITCON CTF 20201777.000039.700
76Dragon CTF 2020284.00006.954
34Balsn CTF 20201038.00003.856
2Hack The Vote 20202788.000025.131
408N1CTF 202069.00000.314
41TastelessCTF 2020401.00002.438
35TokyoWesterns CTF 6th 20201610.000034.488
249CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2020455.00006.331
37ALLES! CTF 20201022.00005.665
24Google Capture The Flag 20202054.000031.759
2Hack-A-Sat Finals450.00000.000
8InCTF 202010387.000034.273
490CTF/TCTF 2020 Quals 724.00009.885
497redpwnCTF 20202019.00002.154
562020 Defenit CTF1032.00001.802
7Hack-A-Sat Qualifiers2142.000017.070
25DEF CON CTF Qualifier 20201579.000024.010
4S㎩mAndFlags Uけimate w呎は屸de C㏊mᒆonship Teaser ꕫꕫ - ㎩㏚i㎄ Edition4192.000022.304
39PlaidCTF 20201851.000029.971
3Byte Bandits CTF 20206718.000045.344
90Midnight Sun CTF 2020 Quals587.00005.678
32VolgaCTF 2020 Qualifier1610.000013.568
64saarCTF 20206367.21392.423
36CONFidence CTF 2020 Teaser365.00005.780
5b01lers CTF4603.000020.390
56UCSB iCTF 202086667.72003.737
1SarCTF by Saratov State University22175.000038.880
32Codegate CTF 2020 Preliminary2183.00004.621
130HackTM CTF Quals 2020520.00001.410
32Insomni'hack teaser 2020377.000010.669

Overall rating place: 376 with 64.388 pts in 2019

Country place: 36

PlaceEventCTF pointsRating points
45hxp 36C3 CTF708.00005.044
399CTFZone 2019 Quals1.00000.089
180RuCTFE 20192.14000.418
161Hack.lu CTF 2019202.00002.041
52HITCON CTF 2019 Quals1265.000021.974
133Balsn CTF 2019106.00000.520
394PwnThyBytes CTF 20191.00000.067
104Teaser Dragon CTF 2019194.00002.225
83InCTF 2019370.00002.119
38Real World CTF 2019 Quals295.00003.355
283CSAW CTF Qualification Round 2019251.00002.114
46TokyoWesterns CTF 5th 2019854.000024.578

Team members

Team writeups

EventTaskAction
UMDCTF 2023Elgyem's Password [500]read writeup
KalmarCTF 2023mjs [100]read writeup
b01lers CTFReasonable Security Ahead [500]read writeup
DiceCTF 2021Lost In Your Eyes [334]read writeup
Hack The Vote 2020Electrostar 1 [119 ]read writeup
Hack The Vote 2020Electrostar 2 [356]read writeup
Hack-A-Sat QualifiersSun? On my Sat? [324]read writeup
Hack-A-Sat QualifiersLeaky Crypto [223]read writeup
Hack-A-Sat Qualifiers1201 Alarm [197]read writeup
Hack-A-Sat QualifiersGood Plan? Great Plan! [77]read writeup
S㎩mAndFlags Uけimate w呎は屸de C㏊mᒆonship Teaser ꕫꕫ - ㎩㏚i㎄ EditionSecstore [357+384]read writeup
SarCTF by Saratov State UniversityCrossw0rd [309]read writeup
PlaidCTF 2020mojo [500]read writeup