Welcome to HBH V2 ! If you had an account on hellboundhacker.org you will need to reset your password using the Lost Password system before you will be able to login.


  • Version 2.0.7

    Update Feature Suggestion to resolve an issue with the userid showing the ghost user instead of the user who suggested the feature. Added autofocus to 2FA & U2F input boxes on login.
    Changed the articles, news, HoF and forum database to allow us to remove some legacy code.
    Fixed an issue with the members list that stop you from sorting by name.
    Updated to Bootstrap 5.1.1
    Updated to FA 6 Beta 2
    Fixed a large number of UI issues caused by the update to Bootstrap 5.1.1
    Fixed an issue with Basic 15.
    Fix an issue with cause a 500 error when bots are trying to register.
    Changed the session timeout to 12 hours
    Added a new database server to the cluster.

  • Version 2.0.6

    Update n00b protection to remove the 100 point limit.
    Updated the article database and remove some code from the article system now we have migrated.
    Updated the codebank database and remove some code from the article system now we have migrated.
    Fixed an issue with the wrong error exception being used.

  • Version 2.0.5

    Fixed an issue with the forum which stopped users creating or reply to threads.
    Fixed an issue with Steganography 16 which stopped the image being shown or downloaded.
    Fixed an issue with Steganography 17 which stopped the image being shown or downloaded.
    Fixed an issue with Steganography 19 which stopped the image being shown or downloaded.
    Fixed an issue with Basic 4 which stopped the challenge being completed.
    Fixed an issue with Basic 17 which stopped the challenge being completed.
    Fixed an issue with Basic 12 which stopped the challenge being completed.
    Fixed an issue with Basic 22 which stopped the challenge being completed.
    Fixed an issue with Basic 8 which stopped the challenge being completed.
    Fixed an issue with Basic 10 which stopped the challenge being completed.

  • Version 2.0.4

    Added n00b protection system back to the core to combat spam posts and general spam from accounts.
    Updated our advertisement code.
    Corrected a typo in tracking 1.
    Fixed basic 7.

  • Version 2.0.3

    Fixed an issue with Prerequisite 2 that was stopping users being able to complete the challenge.
    Fixed an issue with the count of challenges completed in each category being counted incorrectly for users on the challenge index page.
    Fixed an issue with basic 9
    Fixed an issue with basic 5.
    Fixed an issue with basic 10.
    Fixed an issue with Markdown image check causing timeout errors.
    Fixed an issue with Select2 on the conversation page
    Fixed an issue with admin page which stopped some admin functions from working correctly.
    Fixed a number of issues with the submission systems.

  • Version 2.0.2

    Fixed an issue with 2FA which was causing the image to be corrupt and stop people from enabling 2FA.
    Fixed an issue with the frontend Javascript for the avatar upload.
    Fixed a validation issue with the bug report system.
    Fixed an issue with the site search system.
    Fixed an issue with the code bank categories.
    Fixed an issue which stopped the challenge hints showing.

  • Version 2.0.0

    Complete rewrite of HBH
    New HBH logo
    Added new social media accounts
    Updated adverts to new advert code from our provider
    Added infrastructure mointoring tools for servers and network
    New public status page for HBH's infrastructure
    Complete rebuild of HBH's server infrastructure
    Complete rebuild of HBH's network infrastructure.

  • Version 1.4.3

    Added Cloudflare
    Added Adverts to help with costs of running the site
    Move HBH to a new server to help reduce costs

  • Version 1.4.1

    Fixed real 7
    Fixed various encryption challenges
    Updated Status Page
    Remove URL Shortener

  • Version 1.4.0

    Fixed various challenges
    Fixed broken Timed links on the Profile
    Removed broken links
    Prep for override of HBH

  • Version 1.3.4

    Changed the news to be database driven
    ACP Updates
    Added del html tag
    Added staff page
    Fixed Real 18 FPD
    Removed old xml files
    Removed news_publication folder
    Removed themes folder
    Added assets folder for all images, js and css
    Update to the login system

  • Version 1.3.3

    Fixed FPD in Real 12

  • Version 1.3.2

    Updated the login system
    Changed the default hashing system
    Fixed RSS problems
    ACP fixes
    Fixed Real 13 broken image
    Resolved shoutbox problems
    Broken PM link
    Added VERSION
    Confirm delete added to EM notes
    Added HoV to affiliates

  • Version 1.3.1

    Javascript 8 fix and updated

  • Version 1.3.0

    New CAPTCHA System
    Removed old database table
    Fix an issue with the news not updating
    Updated developers
    New layout in testing
    New Issue system

  • Version 1.2.9

    New Article submission system
    Refactored ACP
    Database optimization
    Database changes
    Updated MDR rules

  • Version 1.2.8

    Refactored the Private Message system
    Refactored the Article system
    Refactored the main theme
    Removed some old Adverts
    Added a system to ban a user from using the Private Message System
    Added a report system for spam PM's
    Fix a server error which stoped developers from working
    Updated Developers

  • Version 1.2.7

    Implemented Forward Secrecy.
    Updated server software
    PHP Update
    Mysql Update
    Refactored the user profile page
    Change folder layout of user
    Updated Development page

  • Version 1.2.6

    Styx added
    Updated the main theme
    Updated some challenges
    Updated Jquery
    Updated Server software
    Updated Dev system
    HBH URL Shortener added (EM)
    Few minor fixes to the challenges
    Database updated, old querys removed
    Added Jquery UI

  • Version 1.2.5

    Core updated (Staff Only)

  • Version 1.1.6 - 1.2.0

    Server Updates and Core system changes (Staff Only)

  • Version 1.1.4

    XSS vulnerabilitys patched
    Forum layout updated

  • Version 1.1.3

    XSS vulnerability patched

  • Version 1.1.2

    Removed hardcoded Mod's from the forum
    Removed DEPRECATED functions from multiple files
    Patched a forum vulnerability
    Real 17 back online
    More forum fixes

  • Version 1.1.1

    Removed article adverts
    Removed the mentors and HBH Con forums and posts
    Removed old code and files

  • Version 1.1.0

    Fixed some broken links in the theme
    Changed the folder layout
    Moved some code to a class
    Removed some legacy code
    Fixed some problems with the user panel
    Removed some old DB querys that weren't need anymore
    Removed old HTML & CSS

  • Version 1.0.9

    Updated GeSHi to latest version

  • Version 1.0.8

    Patched theme layout
    Patched CSRF in images
    More changes to the Layout system

  • Version 1.0.7

    Added an SSL and now forcing all users to use it
    Added three new stegano challenges (Steg 25, Steg 26, Steg 27)
    Changes to the Layout sysytem
    New Real themes added for testing
    Added link to our Twitter account

  • Version 1.0.6

    Updates to the server
    Changes to layout class
    CSRF Patching
    Upgraded various parts of the code base

  • Version 1.0.5

    Changes to the theme
    Fixed bugs with the shoutbox
    Fixed Mod_Rewrite errors