RuCTFE is an annual online international challenge in the information security. It has been held 9 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 2018 starts on November 10th, 2018 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 November 10th, 2018 at 08:00 UTC.
RuCTFE is pre-qualifying for DEF CON 27 CTF, so the winner of the RuCTFE will be automatically pre-qualified for DEF CON CTF 2019 Finals.
Top student teams according to the results of RuCTFE 2018 will be invited to the annual national Russian university challenge in the information security RuCTF 2019.
First place takes $2048
Second place takes $1024
Third place takes $512