Penetration Testing Encyclopedia

In this competition, you will receive access to only one target. Sounds easy, right? Not so fast, this lab is designed for people interested in a penetration testing career and contains lots of vulnerabilities.

Can you spot them all? We can promise you a journey full of excitement and vulnerabilities that you will probably find over the years in your career.

You should set your goal to find as many issues as possible. We know of at least 15-25 vulnerabilities. 🙂

Goal of the Competition

/ Perform full penetration testing against this service.

/ Find as many vulnerabilities as you can and report them in the expected format. To give you an idea, the app has around 15 – 25 vulnerabilities (that we are aware of). 

/ Submit answers/flags whenever you find them.

/ Submit a write-up like a professional penetration tester does


/ You will receive one or more challenges at the start of the competition

/ From the 3rd day you can also ask for help on the official Discord Channel

/ The exercises are designed to take less than 3 hours to solve

Rules of Engagement

/ This competition is part of DefCamp’s Hacking Village 2021 activity series. You need to have a valid DefCamp ticket

/ Teams can have only one member.

/ No DDoS allowed

/ No sabotage of other players permitted

/ Do not attack the infrastructure. If you find a problem, please report to us.

/ Don’t ask for hints in private. We will only give hints that are available to all the teams.

/ For the final flags you are required to create a write-up.

/  Only the best can win


2021-11-22 09:00:00 UTC — 2021-11-26 12:00:00 UTC


The winners will be selected by raffle out of all players that solved all challenges or the best-ranked player at the end of the competition. 

The best write-up will also be awarded with a cash of 512 EUR

Grand Prize: PEN-200 course + 30 days lab access + OSCP exam certification.

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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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