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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