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4 days ago #

Hacky’Nov 2023 is approaching!

After the success of the first edition last year, 150 participants and 7 partner companies will be present at the event.

📆 Friday March 31st and Saturday April 1st, 2023
📍 Ynov Aix Campus, 2 Rue le Corbusier, 13090 Aix-en-Provence

In the program:
🗣 Six conferences, given by students or external speakers.
🚩 A Jeopardy-style Capture the Flag (CTF) open to students from Bachelor 1 to Master 2: the challenges are of all levels, intended for beginners as well as the most experienced hackers!
👥 A professional exchange forum between students and companies in the cybersecurity sector.
➕ 🤫We have some surprises in store for the CTF winners! 🎉

For more details on the event, take a look here 👉

Have fun and good luck to you all! 🚩

4 days ago #

New realistic challenges available!!

We continue the Windows/AD series with 2 realistic 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐬 that have just been released on the #RootMe and Root-Me Pro environments.

Many thanks to Podalirius for the continuation of this series on Windows - Active Directory 👏 !!

✔️ 🆕 Windows – krbtgt history
✔️ 🆕 Windows – sAMAccountName spoofing

💡These challenges are on the agenda of the next Ethical Hacking Root-Me Club, don’t hesitate to register in order to learn more about the different techniques implemented by attackers to compromise Active Directory environments.👉

Have fun and good luck to you all! 🚩

5 days ago #

New series of challenges: Cryptanalysis !

Thanks to the continuous efforts of our community members, 4 new Cryptanalysis challenges are now available on the Root-Me and Root-Me Pro environments.

 Encodage - Codebook
 Circular Bit Shift
 RSA – H-rabin
 Hill’s number

Thanks to n3rada, BlackRaven, LetMeR00t and Vozec for these challenges!

6 days ago #

Root-Me PRO is sponsoring the Toulouse Hacking Convention 2023!

The Toulouse Hacking Convention is two days of conferences dedicated to cybersecurity, then a "Capture The Flag" type competition, accessible both on-site and remotely.

The THC was launched in 2017 to bring together enthusiasts, professionals and researchers around an event dedicated to cybersecurity. Since then, the event has grown in size and has become a must-attend event in Occitania and elsewhere: this year for this 7th edition more than 600 participants will take part, coming from 12 different countries. 📈🌐

The Toulouse Hacking Convention is supported by TLS-SEC information systems security training, carried out by ENSEEIHT, ENAC and INSA.

📆 From April 20 to 22, 2023
📍 At the Marthe Condat auditorium, on the Paul Sabatier University campus for conferences, and at ENSEEIHT for the CTF

On the program:
🗣 Conferences on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 April.
🚩 CTF on Saturday April 22 ☠️!
➡ The Root-Me PRO team will have some gifts for the finalist teams!! 🎁🎉

👀 Lots of other surprises on the agenda! 👉 to be discovered on the official website:

Registration for the event here:

2 weeks ago #

Root-ME PRO is a HackDay partner!

Launched in 2022 by the associative Internet operator OpenGate of the ESIEESPACE association and the SIFARIS company, the HackDay returns this year in its second edition. The theme? Space !! 🚀

HackDay is a CTF for college students. The event takes place in two major phases: first a qualification stage, followed by the final for the first 25 qualified teams. The final event will be held face-to-face on May 12th and 13th at the ESIEE Paris engineering school. 📍

The Root-Me PRO team is delighted to be at their side for this new edition! In particular, we will offer premium access and goodies to the best teams! 🎁

📆 Qualifications are open from March 13th to 19th. Don’t wait! Registrations open until March 12th 👉

3 weeks ago #

Root-ME PRO is a partner of HackSecuReims 2023!

150 students registered in less than 20 hours at the CTF, 300 people expected for the associated conferences:
HackSecuReims 2023 is approaching ..., the organizers are on the alert and the Root-Me PRO team is by their side for this 6th edition!

Organized by the Master Réseaux Télécoms of Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne and SAFIR-URCA, the event is open to all high school and university students and will take place on March 24th and 25th at the UFR Sciences Exactes et Naturelles of Reims.

On the program:
🗣️ 24 March dedicated to conferences (IT, system and network administration, cybersecurity,… ). We will speak on this occasion!
🚩From Friday 24 March 9pm to Saturday 25 March 9am : the highly anticipated #CTF HackSecuReims 💀
The Root-Me PRO team will be present on March 24th with some gifts for the valorous finalist teams 🤫🎁

👉 Stay tuned!:
LinkedIn :

3 weeks ago #

Root-Me reaches a new milestone!

Thanks to the constant efforts of the community and the support from its sponsors, Root-Me now offers more than 500 challenges to learn and improve cyber security.

This would not have been possible without the involvement of all members within the association! We are still counting on you to reach our next milestones, including soon the majority of Root-Me!
This great spirit of mutual aid and cooperation that can only be found on Root-Me, allowed it for nearly 18 years, to offer content that is accessible to all, useful and fun.

Thanks especially to those who created Root-Me challenges on 2022!!!
Algorab, apges01, CanardMandarin, cb34, Cyxo, das, Dridri, Elf, erk3, Express, exti0p, Forgi, Isis, Matioupi, mayfly, Mhd_Root, Mizu, Nishacid, NonStandardModel, 0x0ff, Podalirius, real, Ruulian, Sm0k, walafc0 et X-nO.

Special thanks to our partners and sponsors!:
OpenClassrooms, Airbus, Elysium Security, Ecole 2600, GEOIDE Crypto&Com , Oteria Cyber School, Synacktiv, Almond, Proximus Luxembourg, ESNA de Bretagne, Réseau Certa, IUT Réseaux & Télécoms, ESIEE-IT, Institut Méditerranéen d’Etudes et Recherche en Informatique et Robotique (IMERIR), Ecole La Mache, Promeo-Formation, Université de Limoges, Lycée Dorian, Lycée Jean-Jaurès, Grenoble INP Esisar, IPI école d’informatique, Campus Sciences-U Lyon

We invite everyone to take the next step and join our team of contributors to drive us to our next milestone: 1000 challenges ! 😉 🏴‍☠️

3 weeks ago #

Great news for our Expert Sponsor OTERIA Cyber School!

Their CTF team OteriHack is now coached by a distinguished member of the Root-Me Community: Podalirius, former member of the Capgemini Aces of Spades.

Their training will include:

  • 2 x 3 hours of training per month on various topics: forensic, hardware, pwn, web, ...
  • An intense human adventure with 12 CTFs between April 2023 and April 2024.
  • If you want to join an ambitious team and above all a great human adventure while following the cybersecurity work-study training at Oteria, applications for the September 2023 shool year are open.

Visit for more information on Oteria Cyber School, a school dedicated to #cybersecurity.

Applications for September 2023 are available at

1 month ago #

Root-ME PRO is a ZiTF partner!

Get ready to fight against the group of pirate-monkey hackers! 👨‍💻🐒

What is ZiTF? This is a Capture the Flag #CTF-style cybersecurity competition. At the origin of the project: 3 engineering school students experienced in this type of competition, who have given themselves the challenge of creating their own within their school, with a great desire to share and a touch of fantasy as a bonus. 🤟🔥

At Root-Me we appreciate this enthusiasm, and we are delighted to be at their side for this second edition!

How’s it going to work? :
This CTF will be at a beginner/intermediate level with a face-to-face/distance format: Open to all students remotely, accessible to ISIMA students in person.
It will include about thirty challenges in various categories (web, crypto, OSINT, reverse, forensic, misc etc.).
The CTF will take place on Saturday, March 11th, both remotely and on location on the ISIMA Campus in Clermont-Ferrand.

Are you a student and ready to take up the challenge? Don’t wait: registrations are open until March 3rd!

Good luck to all participants and good flag to all! 🚩

1 month ago #

New serie of challenges: Web-Server

3 new Web-Server challenges have been created for the next Ethical Hacking Root-Me Club workshop and have just been published on the RootMe and Root-Me Pro environments!

Many thanks to Nishacid and Mika for creating this series on JSON Web Token 👏 !

 JWT - Unsecure File Signature
 JWT - Header Injection
 JWT - Unsecure Key Handling

Enjoy and good flag to all! 🚩