Getting Started

Visit the GitHub project for detailed information.

This contest involves functional malicious binaries. By participating, you agree to the terms of service.


*all times are Anywhere on Earth (AoE)


Defender Challenge
Attacker Challenge
  • download and setup (with disabled networking) a free Windows 10 Virtual Machine for use over 90 days to validate that your samples are functional
  • sample solution to modify
  • (available after Aug 06) download malicious samples for Attacker Challenge


Grand Prize (one per Challenge): US $2,500 in Azure credits
First Prize (one per Challenge): US $500 in Azure credits

Judging criteria are detailed in the contest rules, but include:
  • Defender Challenge
    • highest true positive rate when deployed in the Attacker Challenge
    • the solution must also satisfy modest (<1%) FP requirements
  • Attacker Challenge
    • most black-box evasions against defensive countermeasures
    • fewest number of model queries breaks a tie
You must publish your solution to win.
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