The contest has ended. Congratulations and our thanks to all who participated. Team hashcat
took first place; teams CrackHeads and john-users took second and third, respectively. See the Teams page and the Statistics page below for more information about the participants, their writeups of their experiences during the contest, and breakdowns of what kinds of passwords cracked, etc.
The Wordlists Used by KoreLogic
The Teams That Competed
How the Passwords Were Created
Rules Used to Generate the Passwords
Introduction and Rules
How to Register
How to Submit Passwords
Download the hashes
(Anyone can now play)
PGP key for submissions
PGP key for a human
Our T-shirts had an easter egg
, Brad Horrocks and Kevin Frey figured it out.