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Hacker Pyramid
Back for DEFCON 21 - The 10,000¢ Hacker Pyramid!!! Come and be a lucky audience member who will participate with a DEFCON Celebrity in a fast paced game of Pyramid! It may be the last Dick Clark property to be Seacrested... so we're bringing it to you FIRST! Every contestant has a chance at the FABULOUS PRIZES - all the way up to the GRAND PRIZE of 10,000¢!!!!!!! (site),(twitter.)
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"Beverage" Cooling Contraption Contest
This contest was first held at Defcon 13. What is being planned for this year? More inside. (site)
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Deviant Ollam
Black Bag (Lockpicking Contest)
Contest run by Deviant, Black Bag is to replace Gringo Warrior, (twitter)
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The Challenge that Black Hat Would Not Take
Download a file encrypted with Whitenoise, and 1 Million bytes of key stream, and try to break it. A Whitenoise key has never been broken. Submit your solution to us any time over the next year (you'll need it!) to see if you win! (site)
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Communicating on a Different Frequency
A contest requiring use of DEF CON Badges from DEF CON past to communicate messages. (image link)
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CTF: Capture the Flag
Temporary description until one is provided:
Taking over the CTF this year we have the "Legitimate Business Syndicate" prepared to run CTF at Defcon. (site) , (Registration), (twitter)
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psifertex
CTP : Capture the Packet
CTP is a network scavenger hunt. In this challenge, contestants will monitor the network, look for clues, solve puzzles, and win prizes. (signup)
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bl1nc
by bl1nc
Crack Me If You Can
For the 4th year, KoreLogic is running the premiere password cracking contest. How many hashes can you crack during DEFCON? Fire up your CLOUD and GPUs. (site), (twitter)
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minga
by minga
Crash and Compile
Coding, compiling, competition, consumption (of alcohol) -- think of the fun! (site), (twitter.)
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krux
by krux
Dark Tangent s Tamper Evident Contest
"Impossible to reseal or reuse". Your goal is to prove them wrong and document your work every step of the way. (site)
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Defcon Exploit Hackathon
Accept challenge to code a new exploitation utility for release during Defcon. (Description may change)
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astcell
by astcell
Defcon Short Story contest
RTFR inside and submit to us a short story. The topic may be of your choosing so long as it meets the guidelines in the rules. Read threads inside for more information
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The DEFCON Darknet Project
Building a sustainable distributed society based on technology.
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Hackers Against Humanity
From Vegas 2.0, creators of The DEF CON Summit, Borrowed from "Cards Against Humanity," you have Hackers Against Humanity. (site)
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Hacker Jeopardy
Get the answer, provide the questions. Score the most points, and you win!
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Hack Fortress
Hackers and gamers team up in the coolest gaming tournament at Defcon. Combining a hacking contest with a TF2 tourney, the teams must work together as actions in one environment impact the other. (twitter), (site)
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silk
by silk
The Most Significant Bit
King of the Nerds style game for Hackers: Candidates selected from video audition on youtube, Challenges will be created from hacker/maker interest areas. (site)
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Network Forensics Puzzle Contest
The Network Forensics Puzzle Contest is a challenging mystery requiring contestants to forensically analyze packet captures (and more!) to uncover an evil plot. (site)
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dgencare
Pimp my Rascal
Spend less than $500 to mod a Rascal (or similar) without damaging it by 1:00pm Saturday. Who will win?
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Project 2
A drop-in puzzle contest for novice to advanced individuals or teams who don't want to commit to doing a contest for the whole con. (site)
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Scavenger Hunt
Discussions for The DefCon Scavenger Hunt. Send suggestions for the scavenger hunt list to scavlist (and here is where the at symbol can be placed) gmail (and of course you need a dot here) com, (site), (Facebook), (twitter.)
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SECTF for kids (Social Engineering Capture the Flag for kids)
For Defcon 21, the Crew at Social-Engineer.org is challenging kids. We are inviting those of you who think you can use ethical social engineering skills to stretch your limits as a social engineer. A unique blend of information gathering, planning and attack vector execution will challenge the very core of every participant. This will be a different SE challenge as our focus is not on who can “get” the target the worst, but a true display of SE talents. (site)
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SECTF 4 (Social Engineering Capture the Flag 4)
Returning to Defcon 21, the Crew at Social-Engineer.org is challenging you. We are inviting those of you who think you can use ethical social engineering skills to stretch your limits as a social engineer. A unique blend of information gathering, planning and attack vector execution will challenge the very core of every participant. This will be a different SE challenge as our focus is not on who can “get” the target the worst, but a true display of SE talents. Takes place in the Social Engineer Village. (site), (event) (blog), (twitter)
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loganWHD
The Schemaverse Championship
The Schemaverse is a space-based strategy game implemented entirely within a PostgreSQL database where you compete against other players using raw SQL commands. Use your SQL skills to interactively command your fleets to glory during this weekend-long tournament for the database geeks. Or, if your PL/pgSQL-foo is strong, wield it to write AI and have your fleet command itself while you enjoy the con! (site) , (Twitter)
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Abstrct
by Abstrct
Spot the Fed
The one and only Defcon "Spot the Fed" Contest
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Wall of Sheep
Are you a sheep? Maybe you are and don't know it. Think you can herd the sheep to slaughter? Do it! This is the Wall of Sheep. (site), (twitter)
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Warl0ck Gam3z
Participants try their skills with digital forensics, physical security, and other challenges from an exploit team. (site)
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Wifi Sheep Hunt
Defcon Wide search for all sorts of wireless emitting devices... ...if it can transmit a RF signal, it might be on your quest. Start: solve a encoded riddle, locate certain devices to create a key to access wifi.sheep.hunt network, where the game continues. (site)
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Wireless Pentathlon
Multi-feature, multi-contest, wireless rig contest. (site)
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WiK
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