Openhack III undefeated
Source: ZDNet / eWeek - Posted by Jen Olson   
Security Projects Shortly after 3 a.m. EST last Thursday, eWEEK's third Openhack interactive security test finished its 17-day run with all prizes remaining unclaimed. This is eWEEK Labs' first Openhack test in three tries that hasn't been penetrated successfully, and the credit goes . . . Shortly after 3 a.m. EST last Thursday, eWEEK's third Openhack interactive security test finished its 17-day run with all prizes remaining unclaimed. This is eWEEK Labs' first Openhack test in three tries that hasn't been penetrated successfully, and the credit goes to Argus Systems Group Inc.'s PitBull line of operating systems and to the Argus engineering team that configured the systems so securely.

This result is all the more surprising to us given that, as we expected, hackers were able to find and exploit a number of application-level security holes to get root-level access on both machines, including the Web server, that had shell access.

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