Best Client-Side Bug

Exploiting Samsung Secure Chip (CVE-2020-28341)

Best Cryptographic Attack


Best Privilege Escalation Bug

Heap-based buffer overflow in Sudo!

Best Server-Side Bug

Microsoft Exchange Server (CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-27065, and others TBD)

Best Song

The Ransomware Song

Epic Achievement

Ilfak Guilfanov

Prank Calls for Truth

Lamest Vendor Response

Cellebrite Response to Moxie

Most Epic Fail


Most Innovative Research

Speculative Probing: Hacking Blind in the Spectre Era

Most Under-Hyped Research

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