The contest has ended!
Hashcat has won the Pro division.
Crevasse has won the Street division.
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
How to Submit Cracks
Download Contest Hashes
Stats and Scores
About This Year's Passwords
Past Years' Contests
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