Past Competitions

2022 Cybercrime Investigation Competition

Winning Teams

Team Hungary
First Place Winners
Rebeka Tóth, Mario Mile, and Zoltán Dienes

Team U.S.A.
Second Place Winners
Andrew Huertas, Michael Ross, and Shawn Xuyao

Team Brazil
Third Place Winners
Jose Anchieta Nery Neto, Ivo de Carvalho Peixinho, and Jamil Darub Trelles

2022 Student Paper Competition

The White Hat Conference Paper Awards were presented to the winning team of each participating institution. Teams, comprised of students and a faculty coach, were judged on original, unpublished papers presented at the 2022 White Hat Conference.


Boston University logo

First Place
Dynamics of Dark Web Financial Marketplaces: An Exploratory Study of Underground Fraud and Scam Business
Bo Ra Jung, Boston University

Bridgewater State University logo

Second Place
Kerberoasting: Case Studies of an Attack on a Cryptographic Authentication Technology
D. Demers, Bridgewater State University

2021 Cybercrime Investigation Competition

Winning Team

Team Hungary

2021 Student Paper Competition

The Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity Paper Awards were presented to the top three teams (students and a faculty coach) who authored original, unpublished papers for presentations at the 2021 International White Hat Conference.


Jeeseon Hwang, Seoul University, South Korea
First Place Winner

Sydney L. Gero, University of Scranton, USA
Second Place Winner

Nayong Ko, Kyonggi University, South Korea
Third Place Winner

Yeonjae Park, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Third Place Winner