KoreLogic's Password Cracking Contest at DEF CON

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

Where: DEF CON 29 - Las Vegas, NV, USA, and over the Internet.

When: 48 hours, from 10 AM Las Vegas time (US/Pacific) Friday, August 6th, 2021 to 10 AM LV Time Sunday, August 8th.

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 (Registration is open!)

How to Submit Cracks

Download Contest Hashes (Test hashes now available!)

Registered Teams

Past Years' Contests

PGP key for submissions

PGP key for a human (defcon-2021-contest@korelogic.com)

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Updates: Watch this site and @CrackMeIfYouCan for updates.