The 2017 challenge has come to an end! Thank you to everyone that participated - we hope you enjoyed it! The challenge site will remain up for at least a few more months to allow those interested in completing the challenge the opportunity to do so.
There have been several updates to the site that are worth noting:
In addition, there will be two virtual tech talks tomorrow, Sept. 21st that walk through solving the 2016 challenge. See the resouces page for more details.
As always, don't hesitate to email us if you have any questions. Keep up the great work in your effort to solve the 2017 Codebreaker Challenge!
There have been several additional site updates that are worth noting:
Thank you to everyone that sent feedback about the various tasks. Also, as is evident by the leaderboard, many of you are making great progress with the challenge - keep up the good work!
Please note the following announcements regarding changes to the site since the challenge launch yesterday evening:
We apologize for any inconvenience caused by these issues. If you experience any others, don't hesistate to contact us at the address indicated on the resources page.
Registration has opened and the challenge will begin tonight at 9 PM EDT! Best of luck to everyone participating!
One thing worth noting - this year the challenge binaries will only be available for Linux. Instructions for setting up a Linux virtual machine for use with the challenge will be provided as part of Task 0. We recommend using Ubuntu 16.04.
Check back soon for additional details!