The contest has finished!
Hashcat has won the Pro division.
Goolickers has won the Street division.
What: The premier annual password cracking contest sponsored by KoreLogic.
Where: DEF CON 30 - Las Vegas, NV, USA, and over the Internet.
When: 48 hours, from 11 AM Las Vegas time (US/Pacific) Friday, August 12th, 2022 to 11 AM LV Time Sunday, August 14th.
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
Scores and Graphs
Details about hash sets used
Past Years' Contests
PGP key for submissions
PGP key for a human (email@example.com)
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Updates: Watch this site and @CrackMeIfYouCan for updates.