Memory Leak

Get ready to unravel the PCB enigma in “Memory Leak” at DefCamp Cluj 2024. In this thrilling activity, participants will face a myriad of challenges, spanning both hardware and software domains.

Join us for a hands-on adventure that tests your technical acumen and problem-solving skills. “Memory Leak” is your chance to prove your prowess in both hardware and software as you decode the secrets hidden within this enigmatic device.

Are you up for the challenge? Dive into “Memory Leak” and unlock the mysteries of this PCB at DefCamp Cluj 2024!

The event is organised by Electron Team. 

Previous Experience

You should be familiar with some programming language and electronics, and willing to learn new things. The competition is graded as a Beginner friendly activity and knowledge about hardware peripherals, electronics and hardware protocols could be an advantage. 

Goal of the Competition​

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, involves intercepting memory reads through I2C and gaining access to an elusive UART protocol. Navigate the complex landscape of this PCB to solve multiple problems, including writing to specific memory locations.

Rules of Engagement

/ You don’t need your own hardware.

/ The challenges are hands-on.

/ If any of the participants/team needs to reset a device, please announce the on-site team.

/ In case of a dispute, the on-site team will have the final decision after hearing all the parties involved

/ Be original, but also don’t “inspire” other participants

/ The prizes will be awarded in the order of solving the challenge (first come, first served)

/ Disrespecting any of these rules as well as any offensive action taken against any other participants will result in disqualification;

/ This contest is individual


  1. Bluetooth headphones Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro, Graphite
  2. Portable external Samsung T7 SSD, 1TB, USB 3.2, Metallic Red
  3. Router Wireless TP-Link Archer AX53, AX3000, Wi-Fi 6, Dual-Band Gigabit


  1. You need to have an account on CyberEDU. Register here or login here.
  2. Authenticate in your account and click on this link (this is required only the first time). This will give you access to a private space called “DefCamp”. See the picture below.
  3. Register on the contest and make the Pre-Registration. 
  4. Have fun! 

Sponsors & Partners

They help us make this conference possible.


Orange Romania is part of the Orange Group, one of the largest global telecommunications operators that connects hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. With over 11 million local customers and an annual turnover exceeding 1.5 billion euros, Orange Romania connects 1 in 2 Romanians and offers an extensive range of communication solutions for both individual and corporate customers, from basic connectivity services to complete mobile, fixed internet, TV packages, and complex IT&C solutions through Orange Business

Orange Romania is the number 1 operator in terms of network performance, and also holds nine consecutive Top Employer certifications, which confirm that Orange Romania, in addition to the remarkable products and services it offers, pays special attention to its employees and working environment. In the past 3 years Orange has launched two 5G Labs in Bucharest and Iasi, that aim to support researchers, startups and companies to test their 5G solutions in advance. 

In addition, Orange is a long-term supporter of the startup ecosystem through the Orange Fab accelerator program designed to support entrepreneurs in the development of innovative products and their distribution locally and internationally.