Hackers compete in global Cyberlympics Championship at Gitex

Hackers compete in global Cyberlympics Championship at Gitex
October 11, 2011 EC-Council

The first ever CyberLympics regional finals at Gitex Technology Week head towards the climax of the competition with some of the most skilful hackers from India and the Middle East taking part in a series of ethical challenges to attack and defend a number of software targets.

Covering web applications, OS compromise, exploit hunting, and lock picking, the event involves six teams from India, Jordan and the UAE pitted against each other to highlight the sophistication and speed of ICT security.

“It gives us great pleasure to be partnering with Gitex to host the region’s first CyberLympics finals,” said Leonard Chin, Vice Chair of the Global CyberLympics Organizing Committee. “CyberLympics involves a tremendous amount of skill and it’s a lot of fun, but it is also an excellent way to raise awareness of cybercrime. We have already seen a great attendance throughout the championship and I expect the audience will grow even more for the final day.”

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