Competition Overview

Recent work has shown that neural networks can contain stealthy backdoors, much like traditional software that allow attackers to trigger malicious behavior. The HackML competition will challenge teams to design new, more powerful backdoor attacks on neural networks, and to develop novel defenses and detections.


Late July 2019: Competition guidelines released 

1 - 31 August 2019: Attack Round of Qualification Phase 

1 - 30 September 2019: Defense Round of Qualification Phase

7 - 8 November 2019: In-person Final Round for advancing teams 

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