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Capture the Flag (Hacking Competition) to be held by Cynical at IT MEET 2018

Do you think you can solve any security vulnerabilities? Then, this would be a perfect place to see how far you can go and take cash prize if you win along the way.

Cynical Technology presents ‘NepHACK’ at IT MEET 2018 organized by Kathmandu University Computer Club.

NepHack is a penetration testing competition based on the Capture the Flag (CTF)framework where different teams would compete with each other for the ultimate title. The participants will be breaking the security vulnerabilities from the questions that would be provided to them. Whenever they hack any of the questions, they will come across a flag which would be the answer to the questions. All the questions will be weighted, and the points will be awarded according to the level of difficulty.

NepHack isn’t just giving a platform where computer security geek gets to test their networking and security skill, but also aim to show the Nepali computer security community the prospect that is slowly becoming available to them. They are building the pathway for people to have a deeper insight on these securities issue and consider computer security as a career foundation in Nepal.

The prize money for this hacking competition:

1st Prize: Rs. 20,000/-
2nd Prize: Rs. 10,000/-
3rd Prize: Rs. 5,000/-

Not just the money, but some of the participants would also get a chance to work at Cynical Technology as an intern, getting a chance to broaden their knowledge on the security sector.

The event will be conducted on January 5 and January 6 at IT Park, Banepa, Kavre.

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