Hack the Pentagon will run from April 18 to May 12.
From WWII, through the leftwing rebellions of the 80s, to the squats of Berlin, the CCC is a hacking conference built on politics. And volunteers.
The fake attack hopes to attract real talent to address Britain's cybersecurity skills shortage.
The hackers claim to be doing penetration testing for companies on top of their usual exploits.
It could leave the internet of things fundamentally insecure.
The Saudi government has resorted to employing so-called "White Hat" hackers to try to wipe their internet landscape of porn, social media sites, and anything else they deem inappropriate.