It’s Google CTF time! Get your hacking toolbox prepared and put together your caffeine for speedy consumption. The competitors kicks off on June 23 2023 6:00 PM UTC and runs by means of June 25 2023 6:00 PM UTC. Registration is now open at g.co/ctf.
Google CTF offers you an opportunity to problem your skillz, exhibit your hacktastic skills, and study some new tips alongside the best way. It consists of a set of laptop safety puzzles (or challenges) involving reverse-engineering, reminiscence corruption, cryptography, internet applied sciences, and extra. Use obscure safety information to seek out exploits by means of bugs and inventive misuse. With every accomplished problem your staff will earn factors and transfer up by means of the ranks.
The highest 8 groups will qualify for our Hackceler8 competitors happening in Tokyo later this 12 months. Hackceler8 is our experimental esport-style hacking recreation, custom-made to combine CTF and speedrunning. Within the competitors, groups want to seek out intelligent methods to abuse the sport options to seize flags as rapidly as doable. See the 2022 spotlight reel to get a way of what it’s like. The prize pool for this 12 months’s occasion stands at greater than $32,000!
Screenshot from Hackeler8 2022 speedrun competitors
Itching to get began early? Need to study extra, or get a leg up on the competitors? Evaluate challenges from earlier years, together with earlier Hackceler8 matches, all open sourced on GitHub. Or acquire inspiration by binge watching hours of Hackceler8 2020 movies!
In case you are simply beginning out on this house, try final 12 months’s occasion H4CK1NG GOOGLE! It’s a good way to get acquainted with safety. You can even prepare for this 12 months’s Newbie’s Quest that’ll be launching later this summer season which will likely be within the theme of Pc Historical past, so prepare for some expertise archaeology.
Whether or not you’re a seasoned CTF participant or simply interested by cyber safety and moral hacking, we would like you to affix us. Signal as much as broaden your talent set, meet new buddies within the safety neighborhood, and even watch the professionals in motion. For the newest bulletins, see g.co/ctf, subscribe to our mailing checklist, or comply with us on Twitter @GoogleVRP. Desirous about bug looking for Google? Try bughunters.google.com. See you there!