Exercise
Join HALON and hack an educational institution

Are you a student or employee with a hacker mindset? And do you want to make Dutch education more cyber resilient? Then HALON is for you! Compete with other teams to find vulnerabilities at different educational institutions. We are busy preparing HALON 2024.

Drie studenten achter een laptop

HALON Hall of Fame

Several teams competed to make education more cyber resilient. There were prizes to be won in 4 categories, see a list of the winners on this page.

Winners 2023

The following prizes were up for grabs in 2023:

  1. First vulnerability found: team CF2BrCl
    Joost Grunwald, Aidan Stephenson, Esther
  2. Most vulnerabilities found across all participating networks: team Loading...
    Patrick Kuin, Teun van der Ploeg, Twan Terstappen
  3. Most advanced vulnerability found: team I am not a robot
    Cagri Atik, Harm Roukema, Mark
  4. Most creative method of finding a vulnerability: team Hackze
    Thomas de Jong, Selma Meijering, Remco van der Meer

Curious about the winners? Then check out their LinkedIn profiles!

Winners 2022

Winners HALON 2022 with their prize

Team Radboud institute of Pwning

  • First vulnerability found: team M
  • Most advanced vulnerability found: team Lantarenpaal
  • Most creative method of finding a vulnerability: team Radboud institute of Pwning
  • Most vulnerabilities found across all participating networks: team Foks-IT