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NSA And Carnegie Mellon Looking For High School Hackers
2013-03-17 09:28:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online In an attempt to reach the next generation of cybersecurity personnel, officials from Carnegie Mellon University and the US National Security Agency (NSA) are launching a computer-hacking competition for high school students. The online game, which has been dubbed “Toaster Wars,” features a space robot that crash-lands on Earth, according to the project´s official website. The competition is free, open to...

2013-03-14 16:29:33

PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Carnegie Mellon University student-run teams will host the first picoCTF, a computer security competition running April 26 to May 6 that challenges high school students to learn the basics of hacking in the context of a story-driven game. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) "The story of the Internet competition begins when a robot from outerspace crash lands in your backyard, it's up to the game competitors to use their...