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Rules from the 2015 Crypto Village Contest

This page archives the rules from the 2015 Crypto Village contest. They are not the current rules. Introduction The Underhanded Crypto contest was inspired by the famous Underhanded C Contest, which is a contest for producing C programs that look correct, yet are flawed in some subtle way that makes them behave inappropriately. This is a great model for demonstrating how hard code review is, and...

Crypto & Privacy Village Contest Winners!

The Crypto & Privacy Village mini-contest is over. Despite the tight deadline, we received five high-quality submissions in two categories. The categories were, in brief: Backdoor GnuPG. Patch GnuPG to leak the private key. Backdoored Password Authentication: Design (and optionally implement) some kind of password authentication where a secret value known to the attacker can be used in place...

Announcing the 2015 Crypto & Privacy Village Challenges

We are pleased to announce the details for the for the 2015 Crypto & Privacy Village Challenges! In cooperation with the DEF CON Crypto & Privacy Village, we are running two special challenges, with the winners to be announced on Saturday, August 8th. The challenges are are in two categories: backdooring existing software, and designing something from scratch. Each category will be judged...

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