We are very pleased to announce that VXCON 2018 will host the VXCTF capture the flag contest on 21-22 April, 2018. Tertiary institute students in Hong Kong are invited to compete in this exciting and fast-paced competition to exercise different skillsets in Information Security and Computer Science.
The contest will follow the Jeopardy style. Participants will compete in a 30 hours non-stop competition consists of a series of challenges that vary in their degree of difficulty, and that require participants to exercise different skillsets to solve. The challenges cover a wide range of Information Security topics including web, cryptography, reverse engineering, forensic, binary exploitation, smart contract, etc. It aims at providing a venue for interested local STEM students to exercise their Information Security skills and promote the practice of ethical hacking among Hong Kong students.
The game is hosted on-site and online. You must be competing on-site if you want to be eligible for the prizes. All on-site participants will receive free entrance ticket to the main conference of VXCON 2018.On-site
21 April 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8/F, The Wave, 4 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong
22 April 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Venue to be announced. Online
21 April 10:00 AM - 22 April 4:00 PM, 2018 (GMT+8, 30 hours). Details to be announced. Eligibility
Tertiary institute students (excluding post-graduate) in Hong Kong. Maximum of 15 3-member teams for on-site competition. Prize (On-site Only)
Champion: $16,384 HKD
1st runner-up: $8,192 HKD
2nd runner-up: $1,024 HKDRegistration
All on-site team must complete the following online registration form before 16 April, 2018. https://goo.gl/forms/LWWoaP12hBRSPdI33
Online team registration will be open before the competition. CTF Main Sponsor & Prize Sponsor
UDomain Web Hosting Limited