Mar 11 2008

Chinese hackers interested in South Korean hacking competition “Code Gate 2008″

Published by at 4:18 pm under Hacking for money


The breaking news today at (one of China’s leading hacker organizations) is the announcement of South Korea’s preliminary hacker competition “Code Gate 2008.” The contest has a top prize of approximately US $100,000.

On 11 March, the South Korean SOFTFORUM Company divulged, that in order to raise social awareness of hackers and train security personnel, it would hold a preliminary online hacker competition on the 21st. The competition called “Code Gate 2008″ would have a prize worth approximately US $100,000.

Korean news service also reported that besides the hacker competition, they would also hold a network security conference, a defense technology competition and a network security exhibition.  Secretary-General Peter Cassidy, of APWG (anti-phishing) and others would give lectures.

The eight groups that come out on top of the preliminary competion, being held from the 21st to the 23rd, will fight it out for the approximately US $100,000 on 14 and 15 April at the Seoul Exhibition and Convention Center.

The network security conference would take place on 15 April, with experts
from five nations giving presentations on global network security trends and hot-spots, as well as network security demonstrations.

Here is more on the competition…CODEGATE.

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4 Responses to “Chinese hackers interested in South Korean hacking competition “Code Gate 2008″”

  1. [...] CTF in South Korea.  For some reason I cannot find the flier now but I guess it is similar to the April competition that was written up on The Dark Visitor back in March.  I have a feeling that we are going to see this turn into big competitions like we [...]

  2. heheon 27 Nov 2008 at 2:27 am

    Hehe. What a doood going on.

  3. DarkFloydon 18 Mar 2009 at 9:14 am

    We are the only team from Hong Kong, we are so enjoyable with this event.

  4. Heikeon 19 Mar 2009 at 10:36 am


    Is it going on now? I have been extremely busy lately and haven’t looked at much at all.

    Could you tell us something about the competition?