November 10 (10PM EDT) - November 12 (10AM EDT)

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North American CSAW'16 CTF Finalists

(alphabetical order by team)

  1. 1064 Shellphish, University of California, Santa Barbara
  2. ascii overflow, University of Tulsa
  3. Batman’s Kitchen, University of Washington
  4. bitsforeveryone, United States Military Academy
  5. Bruin Bashers (formerly hanto), University of California, Los Angeles
  6. CSH, Rochester Institute of Technology
  7. DCIETS, École de technologie supérieure, Montreal
  8. DCUA, University of the People
  9. DDOS Attacks, Georgia Institute of Technology
  10. Don’t hack alone, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  11. Hubert Hacking, Université du Québec à Montréal
  12. Knightsec, University of Central Florida
  13. PPP1, Carnegie Mellon University
  14. RPISEC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  15. uiuctf, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MENA CSAW'16 CTF Finalists

(alphabetical order by team)

  1. BlackHats, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE
  2. DC21321, Bordj Bou Arreridj University, Saad Dahleb University, and ETM Ibn Rochd, Algeria
  3. DCUA2, Mundiapolis University, Morocco
  4. Mradmin, école nationale supérieure d’informatique et d'analyse des systèmes (ENSIAS), Morocco
  5. pwnium, Academic Institution National Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Polytechnic School/ Eurecom, and Higher School of Communication (SUPCOM), Tunisia
  6. The3Jackers, École Supérieure en Informatique de Sidi Bel Abbes (ESI SBA), Université Mouloud Mammeri de Tizi Ouzou (UMMTO), and Lycée Diar El Bahri, Algeria

Indian CSAW'16 CTF Finalists

(alphabetical order by team)

  1. Alpha 2016, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
  2. bi0s, Amrita University, Amritapuri-Kerala
  3. ByteBandits, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
  4. Cache_Crook, Amrita University, Coimbatore
  5. d4rkc0de, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi
  6. H4x0r, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
  7. InfoSecIITR, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  8. jackdaw, Amrita University, Coimbatore
  9. MrRobot, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  10. MUSKmelon, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  11. No Internet, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka
  12. Spyder, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

What do I need to play?


Internet connection

How to do I prepare if I've never played in a CTF?

Here are some good resources to help you prep: CTF Web Resources

When does CTF start?

CTF challenges will open on September 16, 2016 at 18:00 EDT. Players can access the Challenges via the "Chals" link above. You can play as much or as little as you want between Sept. 16 18:00 EDT and September 18 18:00 EDT. Challenges will close on September 18 at 18:00 EDT.

When will finalists be announced?

The top ranked teams will be notified that they are invited to finals either at NYU Tandon School of Engineering (Brooklyn, NY), NYU Abu Dhabi, or Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur on October 3.