RuCTFE is an annual online international challenge in the information security. It has been held 8 times already.
The contest is driven by classic rules. Each team is given a set of vulnerable services. Organizers regulary fill services with private information — the flags. The goal of each team is to find vulnerabilities, fix them in their services and exploit them in order to get flags from other teams. Please refer to the rules page and Wikipedia article for slightly more info.
RuCTFE 2017 starts on December 2, 2017 at 10:00 UTC and will last for 9 hours. As usual, the network will be closed for the first hour.
Registration will be closed on December 2, 2017 at 08:00 UTC.
Top student teams according to the results of RuCTFE 2017 will be invited to the annual national Russian university challenge in the information security RuCTF 2018.
First place takes 64,000 RUB (~ $1024)
Second place takes 32,000 RUB (~ $512)
Third place takes 16,000 RUB (~ $256)