Iranian Apadana Security Team Announces ‘Capture The Flag’ Contest

July 16, 2015

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The Apadansec Team, which describes itself as “Iranian WhiteHat Hackers” and “a leading cyber security forum in Iran,” has announced that it is holding a “CTF – Capture The Flag” contest.

It lists the “challenges available” in it as follows:

  • Steganography
  • Failure algorithms/protocols for encryption
  • Cryptography exploiting
  • Reverse engineering

The contest is set to begin July 31 at 21:30 Tehran time and to conclude August 2 at 21:30 Tehran time.

The top three teams will win following prizes, it says:

  • Prize 1: 170 USD  – 500000 Tomans-
  • Prize 2: 100 USD  – 300000 Tomans-
  • Prize 3:  70  USD  – 200000 Tomans-

Source: Irancybernews.org, July 15, 2015.