Cyber Security Hackathon: The Great Bitcoin Heist
0.1 BTC Grand Prize
Register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cyber-security-hackathon-the-great-bitcoin-heist-01-btc-grand-prize-tickets-62009897272?aff=blockchainmeetup
This event is a Jeopardy-style capture the flag hackathon where teams of up to 5 people compete to break into a computer network and steal 0.1 BTC from a wallet. The event takes place Saturday July 27th from 9AM to 5PM with snacks and lunch provided.
Competitors will be given a briefing on the computer network containing the 0.1 BTC secured in a Bitcoin wallet. There will be a series of computer programming challenges that can be completed to unlock clues that can be used to help you penetrate the network.
What you will need to compete
* Laptop computer
* Basic computer networking skills (know how to use SSH)
* Team of up to 5 people (optionally, individuals welcome)
9:00 AM - Registration, coffee and snacks
10:00 AM - Competition starts: Teams will be given the specifications for the network they will need to penatrate.
12:00 PM - Lunch
4:00 PM - Competition ends: Teams will present their progress towards breaking into the system. In the even no team has been able to penetrate and steal the Bitcoin, judges will select the winner.
5:00 PM - Winner is announced, closing remarks