US Army team wants second chance at hacker contest

Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 2:44 PM EST

A team of U.S. Army hackers will attend the Hack In The Box (HITB) Security Conference 2007 in Kuala Lumpur later this year, seeking redemption after falling short at a hacker competition in Dubai earlier this month.

The Army Strong team was drawn from members of the 2nd Battalion of the U.S. Army's 1st Information Operations Command (Land). The team was unable to complete the entry-level round, called Level 0, in a capture the flag (CTF) competition held by HITB in Dubai this month, according to Dhillon Andrew Kannabhiran, founder and chief executive officer of Hack In The Box.

At InfoWorld.

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