KoreLogic's Password Cracking Contest at DEF CON

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What: The premier annual password cracking contest sponsored by KoreLogic.

Where: DEF CON 28 - over the Internet.

When: 48 hours, from Noon Las Vegas time (US/Pacific) Friday, August 7th, 2020 to Noon LV time Sunday, August 9th.

Who: Anyone can play. Teams of people will do best.

Why: To help push the envelope of password cracking techniques / methodologies and to challenge password crackers' skills.

Winning: The team with the most points, wins.

Introduction and Rules

How to Register

How to Submit Cracks

Download Contest Hashes

Registered Teams

Stats and Scores

CMIYC channel on DEF CON Discord

Past Years' Contests

PGP key for submissions

PGP key for a human (defcon-2020-contest@korelogic.com)

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Updates: Watch this site and @CrackMeIfYouCan for updates.