Teams from 7 countries to battle out in the CTFZone final
The CTFZone finals are set to kickstart on 25–26 of April. Hosted by BI.ZONE, the annual international competition is among the six qualifiers and a qualifying round for the world’s largest competition DEF CON CTF, which has been taking place in Las Vegas for over 30 years.
Capture The Flag (CTF) is a contest that challenges teams to solve a variety of practical cybersecurity tasks and their goal is to find a specific piece of text—the "flag". "Flag captured" means that the contestants have hacked a system and detected the vulnerability in the key generation algorithm or solved another task.
The qualifying round for CTFZone in November, brought together over 1,000 teams from around the world. 10 teams progressed to the next round, including some acclaimed teams from Russia, Poland, Italy, the US, Japan and China. In the final competition they will be challenged with a variety of hacking and defence tasks: the teams will be attacking the opponents’ servers to capture their flags and defend their own infrastructure to prevent the opponents from capturing theirs. The tournament will be held online to ensure equal conditions for teams from different time zones.