News > Hack Istanbul 2018 – Registration deadline extended to 6th Sept

Turkey is hosting a worldwide extraordinary contest. Within the Teknofest (teknofestistanbul.org) event, Turkish Technology Team (turkiyeteknolojitakimi.org) will be organizing HackIstanbul 2018 CTF contest.

HackIstanbul 2018 CTF (Capture the Flag) contest will gather thousands of hackers from 132 countries worldwide to exhibit their skills. Hackers’ skills will be pushed to the limits by advanced real life cyber-attack scenarios prepared under the guidance of world’s foremost experts.

The deadline to register for the contest is September 6th. Hackers who succeed in the preselection stage on September 7th, will gain access to enter the CTF challenge on September 9th. Every stage with different levels of difficulty and complexity will push the hackers to the limits while raising the excitement of the contest to the highest level. Hackers who reach September 9th will face 6th preselection challenge; the 18 hour CTF challenge will carry only the best hackers to the final round.

The top 10 teams who succeed the CTF will be invited to Istanbul for the grand final stage that will be hosted at world’s one of the biggest airports IGA – Istanbul Grand Airport on September 22nd. The hackers will test their skills on the Anti Drone Command&Control Center Cyber Security Test System under development by ASELSAN. The winning team will be awarded 15.000USD grand prize, while the 2nd best team will be awarded 10.000USD and the 3rd team will be awarded 5.000USD. The winners will get their prizes from The President of The Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Further information: https://www.hackistanbul.com/