STM’s Capture The Flag (CTF) event, the third in a row this year, was the scene of the competition of cyber security professionals and enthusiasts. Hackers proceeded to find system exploits intentionally placed in the competition environment created by STM’s cyber security team. In competition where cyber security experts have been able to improve themselves, participants are struggling to achieve goals set in the area, such as cryptology, reverse engineering and Wi Fi.
In total, 119 competitors participated, 32 teams consisting of 19 universities, 7 private sectors and 6 public institutions competed to catch the flag. The first prize in the contest was 15,000 TL, the second prize 10,000 TL and the third prize 7,000 TL.