Past events Back to home

Cyber Battle of the Emirates 2020

This capture-the-flag event lets students test their skills in a broad range of challenges from exploitation, network analysis, web attacks, binary analysis, reverse engineering and more. Success favors those teams who combine technical skills with effective teamwork and strategic use of time and resources.


  • 28 October – 9th November: registration
  • 16 November: Zoom calls with registered teams
  • 18 November 12:00–18:00 GST: CTF + Live YouTube stream covering all the action
  • 19 November 14:00 GST: recap, walkthroughs and Q&A via live stream

Partners and sponsors

CybExer Technologies
Startup Estonia
KPMG Estonia


After whole day of ferocious battling, the final top 3 seemed clear, but as a surprise move team Zenhack took the first position before the end of he CTF.


  1. Accidental Brute Force 🇧🇪
  2. Alt-Backdoor 🇦🇪
  3. BloodHounds 🇵🇭
  4. Carmel HK 🇭🇰
  6. Dedsec 🇦🇪
  7. DuckDuckNo 🇪🇪
  8. EhBoys 🇧🇪
  9. Heroes Cyber Security 🇮🇩
  10. HKUST Team 🇭🇰
  11. Lets go for a Byte? 🇪🇪
  12. PPG.Pro 🇦🇪
  13. saarsec 🇩🇪
  14. team 0 🇪🇪
  15. ZenHack 🇮🇹

Live stream

7-hour live stream offered interviews with the players, live score commentary and explanations, talks with organizers and much more.


Our team organized video-walkthroughs of couple of challenges after the event.

Challenge Multi-Brute

Challenge CV

Challenge Rootkit


Cyber Battle of the Emirates 2020 Virtual Edition was organized by Hack-in-the-Box, CTF Tech and CybExer Technologies, with support from Startup Estonia and KPMG Estonia.

The event was part of the Cyber Week 2020.

Our CTFs usually end with sorrow that the event is already over, and yearning for the next one.

Get an early invite to the next CTF! Leave your email here (we won't spam):

CTF Tech

Address: Toompuiestee 35, Tallinn 10149, Estonia
Phone: +372 633 3266

© 2021 CTF Tech. All Rights Reserved.