LIFS Professor Helps Create Digital Forensic Capture the Flag Challenge

KITRI BoB Digital Forensic Capture the Flag challenge map

From July 26th to the 28th, the KITRI Best of the Best Information Security education program held a special Digital Forensics Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge event. Students attempted to “take over the world”, where each country posed a different digital forensic investigation related challenge. Hallym University LIFS professor Joshua James contributed to the development of the challenge.


The first-round challenge lasted from 15:30 on July 26th to 10:00 on July 27th. After the first round, the top 10 teams were selected (below):

hansome_sunngjae 358
Nyan Cat 365
SlSl 340
트★윙★클 335
F3V2 325
bincat 308
whipNgoding_a 292
bosskim 280

The second round start on July 27th at 20:00 and lasted until 04:00. Congratulations to the final winners (tie) SISI and handsome_seongjae! Overall, it was a great experience.

KITRI BoB Digital Forensic Capture the Flag challengeThis was a first effort at developing a CTF for digital forensics. We used the facebook CTF platform, and – although there were some bugs – it went pretty well.

Thanks to Horangi Cyber Security and KITRI Best of the Best for organizing such a great event!

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