ZDNet hack-contest server disabled
Source: TheRegister - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Security Projects Exhibitionism at its worst. "Other interpretations exist. The hacking underground, for example, sees this sort of thing as part reconnaissance, and part publicity stunt, and one in which no truly elite cracker would participate for fear of having their best . . . Exhibitionism at its worst. "Other interpretations exist. The hacking underground, for example, sees this sort of thing as part reconnaissance, and part publicity stunt, and one in which no truly elite cracker would participate for fear of having their best tricks analysed and rendered ineffective. ... But the Openhack project is unlikely to attract the sort of participant whose intrusions could prove most instructive. "We must receive details on how successful hacks were carried out (including any code used) before awarding prize money," eWeek says. Precisely why the best crackers won't touch that box with a ten-foot pole.

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