How much does it take to hack a mobile network?
Is electronic government secure
in the era of WikiLeaks and Anonymous?

Is SCADA hacking a Hollywood fiction
or the nowadays reality?
Internet banking: is there any chance to win
over the fraudsters?

Cyber-crimes, cyber-espionage, cyber-war: where do we draw a borderline?


Thursday, May 31, 2012

The $natch is Taken!

Specially for this competition the Positive Technologies experts developed their own online banking system containing some typical vulnerabilities.

Forum guests and contestants have a good time in the cozy lobby of the Digital October technocentre, where they can follow the competition thanks to live video streaming.

The goal of the competition was to detect and exploit the online banking system vulnerabilities to transfer money to the team account.

The contestants could get their money at Positive Technologies cash terminal loaded right before the competition.

Audience could follow the changes in the teams’ accounts live on a big display.

As the money was withdrawn, the CTF teams’ accounts were topped up.

The competition prize fund was 20000 RUR.
And here’s the sweet moment of victory! The winners get the well deserved prizes.

Now the CFT contestants will do their best to protect the online banking system, and the Online HackQuest participants will try to repeat their success. The competition is scheduled for today’s evening. Don’t miss it!


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