8 bit hack

This challenge is a combination of manipulating data stored on a Mifare card and exploiting the binary of a game.

We will have some set up environments that work as emulators for the game: you go with the card, scan it on the reader and the game with be display on a screen.

So, we want you to hack into the game and to show us that you can “WIN” the game.

Goal of the Competition

/ The goal of the challenge is to trigger the game in such a way that it will display the message “WIN” on the screen.

Rules of Engagement

/ Every attendant who takes part in the competition will receive a card

/ All the cards have to be return to the organizers at the end

/ The information stored on the card can be read and modified, but it’s not allowed to attack our devices

/ Be original, but also don’t “inspire” other participants
Use tools and scripts of your liking

/ The prizes will be awarded in the order of solving the challenge (first come, first served); every participant has to present a writeup of the solution to prove its authenticity

/ Disrespecting any of these rules as well as any offensive action taken against any other participants will result in immediate disqualification;

/ This contest is individual


/ Yard Stick One’ USB Transceiver & 915MHz antenna

/ bash Bunny

/ Alfa Network AWUS036ACH USB 3.0 WIFi AC long range ,high penetration,Dual band 2.4 / 5ghz Standard’s 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11N, 802.11ac ,RPSMA antennas x 2


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Orange Romania is part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators that connects hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million local customers and an annual turnover exceeding 1.5 billion euros, Orange Romania connects 1 in 2 Romanians and offers an extensive range of communication solutions for both individual and corporate customers, from basic connectivity services to complete mobile, fixed internet, TV packages, and complex IT&C solutions through Orange Business

Orange Romania is the number 1 operator in terms of network performance, and also holds nine consecutive Top Employer certifications, which confirm that Orange Romania, in addition to the remarkable products and services it offers, pays special attention to its employees and working environment. In the past 3 years Orange has launched two 5G Labs in Bucharest and Iasi, that aim to support researchers, startups and companies to test their 5G solutions in advance. 

In addition, Orange is a long-term supporter of the startup ecosystem through the Orange Fab accelerator program designed to support entrepreneurs in the development of innovative products and their distribution locally and internationally.

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