Social Engineering Contest – Defcon 2009

Social Engineer your way to a free course!Social Engineering Defcon Contest

DC718 and Telephreak are bringing Social Engineering back to Defcon.

Offensive Security has linked together with DC718, Telephreak, the contest/event Goons Pyr0 and Russr and to have the best of the best to judge and help mold this contest into the display of the serious threat that still exists with this attack vector. For more information, check

Consisting of two rounds,  teams will compete for the bragging rights of “Best Social Engineer @  #DefCon 17 , 2009.” and ONE free “Pentesting with BackTrack” online course for the winning team.  With a few simple rules, the Social Engineering contest is open to any form, style and exploit you wish to bring, in so long as you can follow the rules and not endanger or disseminate anyone’s credentials or personal information.