FSKM Brings Home First Place PwnTillDawn Online Battlefield Competition

FSKM UiTM student emerged victorious in the CTF (Capture the Flag) competition called the PwnTillDawn Online Battlefield’s Competition South East Asia Student Edition 2022. The competition organized by Wizlynx Group, a global cyber security provider that headquartered in Switzerland.

The FSKM student who managed to bag first place is Iman Irfan Bin Hisshamudin of Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons.) Computer Networks. He took home lucrative prizes in the form of Offensive Security Training and Certification such as OSCP, OSEP, or OSWE (with the maximum value of $1500 USD). Universiti Teknologi MARA as the winning university receives a special donation of $2000 USD to support it’s cyber security program.

PwnTillDawn Online Battlefield’s Competition is an intensive competition where participants will evolve within a network comprised of many machines affected by real life vulnerabilities. The PwnTillDawn “Capture-the-flag” challenged contestants to break into as many machines as possible using a succession of weaknesses and vulnerabilities. The competition lasted 48 hours from 14 June 2022 to 16 June 2022.