Through the participation in the Catch competition, we have endorsed the ideas promoted during the Cyber Security Month in 2018, thus contributing to building a more secure Internet environment and cyberspace. The completion is organised by the CESNET Association in collaboration with Trend Micro.

Come and test your analytic and “hacker” skills in a capture the flag competition! You and your team can join and win amazing prizes and your chance to participate in the international Trend Micro CTF 2018 final in Japan!

Background information

How to apply

  1. Please read the Competition rules (and/or FAQ)
  2. Form a team (and select a team name).
    • If you have your own team, register it, see note 3).
    • If you have no team, find yourself teammates in slack platform.
  3. Register the team, i.e. register a player account in the CTF platform (team name, e-mail and password need to be filled in).
  4. Try a practice challenge (to get acquainted with the environment).
  5. Once the competition is launched and the competition challenges are published, you can start solving the challenges:
    • Choose any of the challenges from the list. Several challenges can be solved at a time, and they can be solved in whatever order.
    • Read the challenge assignment carefully.
    • Download the file(s) for the analysis or visit the stated URL.
    • Perform the analysis (when correctly performed, you should be able to discover the flag).
    • Insert the flag into the platform (to verify its correctness and acquire the points).
    • We recommend inserting the results (the flags discovered) immediately after the challenge has been solved.