Hack The Box PWNathon

Mar 1, 2021

March is here… and we have a surprise for you! Are you into PWN? If yes, make sure to clear your schedule: The Hack The Box PWNathon is coming!For the next four weeks, we will be releasing a series of exclusive challenges dedicated to PWN! Are you ready to test your skills on stack, heap, kernel, an... Read More

Hack The Box x Synack: 2021 Edition

Feb 5, 2021

We are thrilled to announce the extension of our partnership with the Synack Red Team! We have extended the collaboration to enable more and more hackers within our community to fast-track their application to join the SRT through Hack The Box. Here Is How:Method A - Dante Pro LabFrom February 1st 2... Read More

Hack The Box In The Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies Of 2020

Dec 20, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that Hack The Box has been awarded as one of the Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies of 2020 by The Software Report.In a year during which we all went remote and the office suddenly shifted into a home environment, cybersecurity continued to be the main concern among businesse... Read More

New Pro Lab “APTLabs” & December Special Coupon Code

Dec 1, 2020

Dear Community, We are thrilled to announce the launch of APTLabs, the 5th scenario that joins the Pro Lab family! This lab is the ultimate Red Team challenge and will truly put your skills to the test. Are you an experienced Red Teamer, ready for a tough, challenging and exciting hacking operation?... Read More

Hack The Box at Black Hat Europe 2020 Virtual

Nov 20, 2020

Are you virtually packing for Black Hat Europe 2020? So are we!Virtual events seem to be the new norm lately. Black Hat Europe 2020 will be entirely virtual this year, held December 7-10 in Greenwich Mean Time.Interested to see what we are up to lately? You can find Hack The Box at the (virtual) Bus... Read More

Hack The Box Academy

Nov 12, 2020

Back in March 2020, we came up with the idea that it was about time to create online courses that offer cybersecurity training the HTB way, so we did it!Hack The Box Until November 2020Up until today, Hack The Box has been offering cybersecurity training labs that truly put one’s skills to the test... Read More

Context Fortress

Oct 21, 2020

Following Jet and Akerva Fortress Labs on the Hack The Box platform, we are excited to present today a brand new Fortress by Context (part of Accenture Security). The Fortress, created by Context, combines a series of capture th... Read More

Hacking Battlegrounds Are Live!

Oct 16, 2020

The day has arrived! Are you ready to experience the ULTIMATE hacking thrill?As our Product Manager said, “Great things happen when a team combines hard work, creativity, and determination!”After many months of hard work from our entire team to ensure we can deliver the best possible player and hack... Read More

Hack The Box VIP+

Oct 7, 2020

Today we are announcing a new Hack The Box subscription! Our amazing community has grown and so have its needs. Since the Pwnbox release back in May 2020, we have received a lot of requests to increase Pwnbox time/access, so we thought why not to do more? The VIP subscription gives 24 hours of... Read More

Hack The Box Presents Synack Red Team Track

Oct 2, 2020

We are very excited to announce some joint ventures we have been working on lately along with the Synack Red Team. In September 2020, we supported the Synack #TeamAmerica Defenders CTF Warm-Up. The CTF, powered by Hack The Box and our CTF Platform, took place from September 25th to September 27th a... Read More

Hack The Box at Black Hat Asia 2020

Sep 18, 2020

Are you virtually packing for Black Hat Asia 2020? So are we! Black Hat Asia will be held virtually in the Singapore Time Zone (GMT/UTC +8h), September 29th - October 2nd. During this week, information security experts will teach interactive, online Trainings, innovative research will be presente... Read More

HTB Machines Infographic

Sep 7, 2020

So, we were thinking... Have we ever shown you around the HTB Machine content? Here it is, in numbers! Share this: From inception until today, how many Machines does the HTB platform host? Today, September 7th, 2020, we have 177 Machines, 20 Active (as always) and 157 R... Read More

New Beginner Pro Lab: Dante

Aug 10, 2020

Dear Community, We are very excited to announce the release of our brand new Dante Pro Lab, the 4th Pro Lab to join the family! Dante was developed in cooperation with our Content Delivery Manager @egotisticalSW, a long-standing Hack The Box member and moderator. This new Pro Lab provides th... Read More

Hack The Box Pwnbox

Jul 31, 2020

Back in May 27th 2020, we released Pwnbox. Pwnbox is a completely browser accessible virtual hacking distro including everything a hacker’s operating system should have. Based on Parrot OS and with a Hack The Box look and feel, Pwnbox has (pre-installed) all the tools and lists needed to hack an... Read More

Hack The Box at Black Hat USA 2020 Virtual

Jul 21, 2020

We are excited to announce that Hack The Box will be joining Black Hat Virtual this year! The USA edition (Las Vegas) has gone fully virtual and we are very glad to support the Black Hat community in this endeavor to not just do the event - and not postpone it - but also try to expand it by making i... Read More

Hack The Box Platform Redesign Beta Release

Jul 7, 2020

And the makeover continues. April 1st, 2017: The first public day of the Hack The Box platform. The founding team (ch4p, azik, g0blin), just a few friends, 2 labs, and millions of hacking hours ahead. July 3rd, 2020: We are getting a new face. A platform UI (User Interface) and UX (User... Read More

New Logo, New Era

Jul 2, 2020

Dear Community, We are very excited to announce that we are getting prettier, at least we hope so. The Hack The Box brand will now be represented through a new, fresh and modern logo. New logo, new era. After three years of continuous support from the community and our enterprise custo... Read More

Akerva Fortress

May 19, 2020

Following the Jet Fortress on the Hack The Box platform, we are excited to present today a brand new Fortress by Akerva.Security consultant @aas_s3curity from @Akerva_fr Team has created a fun single-machine Fortress containing 8 flags. Conquering the Akerva Fortress will require a number of skill... Read More

Hack The Box + Parrot OS

May 8, 2020

It was around this time a year ago that we met with the Parrot team for the first time. Immediately we said “these guys are doing an amazing job” and we started thinking of ways we could encourage and support this exciting and promising project. A couple of months - and a few beers - later,... Read More

Dedicated Labs Now Have Plans!

Apr 15, 2020

We have news! For all the companies and teams that use - or want to use - our Dedicated Labs for their corporate cyber security training, we are happy to announce the release of new tiers and exciting features that will boost your training experience with HTB. Training a cyber security team can b... Read More

A Year in Review (2019-2020)

Apr 1, 2020

It’s our birthday! Hack The Box just turned three years old and we couldn't be more excited! Your continuous support, feedback and suggestions made this possible and we want to thank you once again for that. Last April, the HTB platform was hosting 120,000 members. Today, we are close... Read More

Announcing Pro Lab Cybernetics

Mar 31, 2020

Dear Community, We are happy to announce the release of our brand new Cybernetics Pro Lab! Cybernetics was developed in cooperation with @lkys37en, a long-standing moderator and good friend of Hack The Box. This new HTB Pro Lab is here to provide a fresh perspective, new tools, techniques, operati... Read More

Presenting Starting Point

Mar 23, 2020

Dear Community, Hack The Box is proud to present Starting Point! If you are interested in diving into the captivating world of hacking, penetration testing and cyber security in general, Hack The Box has got you covered! Learn How To Hack Are you a beginner? Looking around the internet for a way... Read More

Integrity of Hack The Box

Mar 19, 2020

Dear Community, Since Hack The Box started back in 2017, the user base has grown massively, as has the fierce competition to gain positions in the Hall of Fame. Users’ profiles on Hack The Box are more frequently being seen as a testament to their skill by potential employers who review their user... Read More

Dedicated Pro Labs: New Exclusive Features

Jan 31, 2020

Dear Dedicated Pro Lab Users, We have some exciting news for you! Time to level up your hacking game at work. Following our communication back in October 2019, we are happy to officially announce the addition of new and exciting Dedicated Pro Lab features, including exclusive add-ons solely availabl... Read More

Gift Cards

Dec 16, 2019

Hi there!They say "sharing is caring" so we thought it would be a great idea to implement a long-awaited Gift Card feature on our platform. What you can gift? VIP, RastaLabs, and Offshore!Here is how it works:Gift Cards can be purchased within the platform but also from our official website (check h... Read More


Oct 23, 2019

Hello All, We are excited to announce our support to (ISC)2 and becoming an official (ISC)2 CPE Submitter. This partnership is in line with our education strategy and we believe that it will greatly benefit our community to demonstrate, prove and enhance their (ISC)2 certifications through their e... Read More

VIP 2.0 Release

Jul 3, 2019

Back in January, Hack The Box announced an exciting new feature coming to our VIP offering - the ability to spawn any machine from our back catalogue. With this release, the old VIP model of requiring users to vote for machines and hoping that they will be allocated to the VIP labs becomes a thing o... Read More

A Year in Review (2018-2019)

Apr 1, 2019

Today Hack The Box turns 2 years old, we want to thank all of you again for your support throughout this journey! Just a year ago we released some exciting features including Universities and today we stand with almost 100 registered Universities. We aim for a much greater 2019-2020 w... Read More

The Future of VIP

Jan 19, 2019

Since introducing VIP labs over a year ago, the feedback has been excellent. Users found the ability to pay a small amount in order to have a smoother, quieter experience in the HTB labs, as well as being able to access retired machines a major boon. HTB has grown so much in the past year and a half... Read More

A Year in Review (2017-2018)

Mar 30, 2018

Hack The Box started accepting members on the 1st of April 2017, meaning that we have just closed a year of operation. It has been a very exciting journey so far, we learned a lot of new things, met a lot of c... Read More

Security BSides Athens CTF

Feb 27, 2018

Dear All, In our continuous effort to support the community, we are pleased to announce that Security BSides Athens and Hack The Box are partnering up going forward. Both sides are joining forces in creating a CTF (Capture The Flag) contest for this year's event, which will allow all participants... Read More

Sopra Steria Security Training on Hack The Box Infrastructure

Dec 22, 2017

Sopra Steria, one of the biggest European information technology consultancy groups has in the past couple of months held an extensive in-house security training course using Hack The Box professional labs. The two companies shared knowledge and services in order for this to become a reality. The t... Read More

Announcing Pro Lab RastaLabs

Nov 20, 2017

Dear All, Rasta is in the Box! As part of the effort we make to give our members labs as close as possible to the real world, we are pleased to announce that for the past two months @_RastaMouse has been secretly developing his labs within our platform. We will be making it available to our mode... Read More