Flare-On popularity and participation continued to swell, with a 57 percent increase in total players (3240) and a 304 percent increase in the number of players who solved at least one challenge (2617) over last year. The overall difficulty also appears to have increased this year, with only 4.3 percent of players (140 total) completing the challenge, a decrease from the 6 percent who completed last year’s challenge.

WARNING! Some of these challenges may be malicious. Exercise extreme caution when executing unknown code. Be safe and perform the analysis inside of a virtual machine.  

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# Question Weight Solved
1 Challenge 1 - 00­‐login.html key? 100 7

2 Challenge 2 – IgniteMe.exe key? 200 4

3 Challenge 3 – greek_to_me.exe key? 300 4

4 Challenge 4 – notepad.exe key? 400 4

5 Challenge 5 – pewpewboat.exe key? 500 4

6 Challenge 6 – payload.dll key? 600 4

7 Challenge 7 – zsud.exe key? 700 4

8 Challenge 8 – flair.apk key? 800 4

9 Challenge 9 –remorse.ino.hex key? 900 4

10 Challenge 10 –shell.php key? 1000 3

11 Challenge 11 – covfefe.exe key? 1100 3

12 Challenge 12 – coolprogram.exe key? 1200 3