This year, we're excited to announce our regular room cycle.
Every Friday at 8pm (GMT), we will release a challenge room.
Every Tuesday at 8pm (GMT), we will release a walkthrough room.
The rooms will be aimed at different skill levels each week and from different areas of security.
Walkthrough rooms will include teaching a security concept, running through a recent CVE, explaining how to use a security tool or walking through a previous challenge room.
As always, challenge rooms will include extra points to the user that completes it first. A breakdown of a how questions are scored are as follows:
|1st to answer||200 points|
|2nd to answer||180 points|
|3rd to answer||175 points|
|4th to answer||165 points|
|After 4th||150 points|
Every question answered gets you an additional "wiggle" score, where there is between 0 and 20 random extra points added. However, if the room type is a walkthrough room, you only get 25% of those points. Challenge room’s receive 100%.
All points you get are added to your ‘All-time’ score, however not all points are added to your ‘Monthly’ score (which is reset to 0 on the last day of the month 23:59 GMT). You only get monthly points if a room has been released during that month. This stops new users being able obtain large amounts of points as they have more rooms to solve than older users - by monthly points only being awarded if a room is released this month, everyone has a fair chance to be number 1 on the ‘Monthly’ leaderboard and everyone has an equal chance to be number 1 on the ‘All-time’ leaderboard.
The room releases will begin this Friday (Jan 17th)
If you have previously developed virtual machines as security challenges, and are interested in becoming a paid TryHackMe content developer, please get in touch at: [email protected]