Social Media Recon Challenge

H3’s Social Media Recon Challenge (SMRC) is kicking off registration November 2013!  SMRC is a two month online game of hide and seek that will last through the end of January 2014.  The Georgia Tech resident hacking club, the GreyH@Ts, will begin the game by hiding multiple flags throughout various social media site across the World Wide Web.  Think you can you find the GreyH@Ts, capture their flags, and figure out what they are up to?

NOVEMBER 1ST, 2013 – REGISTER NOW!

DECEMBER 1ST, 2013 – GAME BEGINS


JANUARY 31ST, 2014 – GAME ENDS

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Who: SMRC is presented to you by H3 in partnership with the GreyH@Ts, Georgia Tech’s hacking club.

What: SMRC is a two month online game of hide and seek.  Over the next few months, the GreyH@Ts will hide a variety of flags across the World Wide Web. Your team’s (1 or many humans) challenge is to find the GreyH@Ts, figure out what they are up to, and capture their flags.

When: Registration for SMRC will open November 1st, 2013. The challenge will begin on December 1st, 2013 and continue through January 31st, 2014.

Now What: 

    • Start building your team (1 or many humans).
    • Subscribe to the H3 mailing list and we’ll keep you posted on registration and other important info.
    • Join the conversation on the H3 forum.  Use this to ask questions, get clues, and keep up with the competition.
    • Keep up with H3 social media. You never know where you might find the latest clue or flags. 

 

 

Prizes:

    • 1st Place: $3,000 Technology Shopping Spree
    • 2nd Place: $1,000 Technology Shopping Spree
    • 3rd Place: $500 Technology Shopping Spree
    • Find Flag First: H3 SMRC T-shirt (max of 10 per team) 

The Fine Print:

    • You must have a valid college or university student ID to win.
    • SMRC is not exclusive to Georgia Tech students. The challenge is open to all college and university students anywhere in the world.
    • This is an online challenge; therefore you must have a way to get to the World Wide Web.
    • Your team (1 or many humans) must be registered to begin the challenge, be eligible to win prizes, and maintain a status on the leaderboard.
    • Registration will open on November 1st, 2013 and will not close until January 31st, 2014.
    • If you do anything stupid or illegal, you may be subject to ridicule and prosecution  (e.g. Denial of Service Attacks, breaking into a system without prior written approval).

REGISTER NOW!

H3 2012 (3)

Ready for the next round of H3?  Join us on August 25th and show us how you hack!

 

H3 2012 will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012 in the GTRI Conference Center at 250 14th street just off of Georgia Tech’s Main Campus.

Look forward to a day of food, fun, and hacking! Similar to last year, we will have a tutorial session in the morning (0800-1000) and the rest of the day will be dedicated to the competition, informative talks and networking opportunities from some of the best and brightest in Security. Check back frequently for updates and new information!

Registration is $5, and space for the competition is limited, and available on a first come, first serve basis, with preference given to those who register in advance. So what are you waiting for? 

Register Now!!

H3 2012 will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012 in the GTRI Conference Center at 250 14th street just off of Georgia Tech’s Main Campus.

Look forward to a day of food, fun, and hacking! Similar to last year, we will have a tutorial session in the morning (0800-1000) and the rest of the day will be dedicated to the competition, informative talks and networking opportunities from some of the best and brightest in Security. Check back frequently for updates and new information!

Registration is $5, and space for the competition is limited, and available on a first come, first serve basis, with preference given to those who register in advance. So what are you waiting for?

 

Required for Participation: 

  1. Register
  2. Bring your own box with an ethernet port
  3. Bring your own Student ID!

 

A Few Additional Contest Details:

Not only is parking free in the deck next to the conference center, but your $5 registration fee covers some sweet swag, food, snacks and drinks all day!

We will be running a couple of vans between main campus and the GTRI Conference Center for safety reasons. We will post more details soon!

When you’re ready to go home, we recommend using the Stingerette service provided by Georgia Tech if you didn’t drive.  We will also have vans available to safely take you home. Please be conscious of your safety!

To kick off the competition itself, participants will be briefed and rules and prizes will be revealed; the competition will begin shortly afterwards. During the competition there will be 2 network shutdowns, one during the lunch hour and during the dinner hour. These network shutdowns are intended to give participants the opportunity to network with Security Professionals, Sponsors, potential future employers, and other participants without the risk of losing a competitive advantage. In addition to a lunch and dinner, we’ll be providing snacks throughout the durating of the competition as well as a variety of fun activities to de-stress in the room next door. The competition will end at 2200, and the winner(s) will be announced shortly thereafter.  We will be monitoring all local network traffic at the competition for purposes of ensuring adherence to the rules and scoring.


 

Sponsors:

 

Yahoo Dell SecureWorks PWC

 

Stach &amp Liu

H3 2013

Ready for the next round of H3?  Join us on August 24th and show us how you hack!

 

H3 2013 will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013 in the GTRI Conference Center at 250 14th street just off of Georgia Tech’s Main Campus.

Look forward to a day of food, fun, and hacking! Stay tuned for information about the competition, tutorial sessions, informative talks, and networking opportunities from some of the best and brightest in cyber security. We’ll be posting the agenda soon!

Registration is $5. Space for the competition is limited and will be available on a first come, first serve basis, with preference given to those who register in advance. Registration will be opening soon!!

 

 

H3 2012 will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012 in the GTRI Conference Center at 250 14th street just off of Georgia Tech’s Main Campus.

Look forward to a day of food, fun, and hacking! Stay tuned for information about tutorial sessions, the competition, informative talks and networking opportunities from some of the best and brightest in Security. We’ll be posting the agenda soon!

Registration is $5, and space for the competition is limited, and available on a first come, first serve basis, with preference given to those who register in advance. Check back soon to register!

 

Required for Participation: 

  1. Register
  2. Bring your own box with an ethernet port
  3. Bring your own Student ID!

 

A Few Additional Contest Details:

Not only is parking free in the deck next to the conference center, but your $5 registration fee covers some sweet swag, food, snacks and drinks all day!

We will be running a couple of vans between main campus and the GTRI Conference Center for safety reasons. We will post more details soon!

When you’re ready to go home, we recommend using the Stingerette service provided by Georgia Tech if you didn’t drive.  We will also have vans available to safely take you home. Please be conscious of your safety!

To kick off the competition itself, participants will be briefed and rules and prizes will be revealed; the competition will begin shortly afterwards. A more detailed agenda will be released soon. The competition will end at 2200, and the winner(s) will be announced shortly thereafter.  We will be monitoring all local network traffic at the competition for purposes of ensuring adherence to the rules and scoring.

 

 

 

Events

H3 C2 2012

Hungry Hungry Hackers proudly presented it’s first annual campus wide challenge in Spring 2012! This event was targeted towards everyone on campus, regardless of major. Read more about the event and keep an eye out for our next event! To get the latest updates Follow us on Twitter!

 

H3 2011

Our second annual H3 Hacking Competition was held Saturday, August 27th 2011 at the GTRI Conference Center and was open to all students. Congrats to winners Yeong Jin Jang, Glenn Hollingsworth, and Abhishek Shroff who one first, second, and third places respectively. Check out the event feed on our twitter profile!

 

H3 2010

Our first H3 Hacking Competition was held Saturday, October 23rd 2010 from 10.00 to 22.00 at the GTRI Conference Center. Shauvik Roy Choudhary placed first, taking home the grand prize of $750 cash. The second place winner Ben Blount and the third place winner Yeong Jin Jang took home $150 and $100 respectively. You can read the initial press release, read the follow-up press release, and check out H3 2010’s competition rules.

 


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Social Media Recon Challenge is an online game of hide and seek where our Grey H@Ts move and hid a variety of flags various social media channels across the world wide web.  Your mission, if you choose to except, is to find the Grey H@Ts, figure out what they are up to, and capture their flags.