See https://bbs.bottomlessabyss.net for up to date information. Account can be created securely from the website. * Many networks and active doors * Great focus on privacy * BBS home of Hackfest, Defcon613 and The StarGate Complex CTF challenge * IT Security training material * Provider of up-to-the-minute Hacking news on ArakNet * Phenom Member board * Free access but manual account validation required * Serious users only * No need to provide real info but if you choose to provide a fake id, please be creative. * Accounts that shows no efforts during creation are flagged BOGUS on the spot. From December 19th 2018 to January 18 2019, the BBS was running it's Discovery Contest. Create an account and connect regularly to keep yourself updated on the events. Here is the final ranking after contest. The feedback was awesome, keep an eye out for the next one. The BBS is also hosting the weekly Meetup In The Abyss on Wednesdays at 9PM EST. It's the perfect time to connect and chat with other users and SysOps from many other BBSes.