Feb 17 2009

Chinese hacker reacts badly

Published by at 9:54 pm under Other attacks

If your potential pool of competitors includes Chinese hackers, you may want to rethink canceling their competition.

The Secretary General of the Chinese Computer Association announced that they were not going to hold the National Olympiad in Informatics Competition and someone took it poorly.

In one day the hacker defaced the websites of the China Computer Federation, the National Olympiad in Informatics and the CCF Young Computer Scientists and Engineers Forum to protest the cancellation:


As a parting shot, the hacker asks if hacking these three websites has won him some sort of a prize?  So, that’s kind of funny.

2 responses so far

2 Responses to “Chinese hacker reacts badly”

  1. Zhimi'l-Ghalibon 11 May 2009 at 10:16 pm

    They’re cancelling the “baosong” privilege (university admission without gaokao) for successful OI competitors, many of whom devoted the entirety of their high school years to OI, neglecting their studies.

    If I’m still one of these, I’d —- the makers of this decision.

  2. Heikeon 12 May 2009 at 3:01 am


    Obviously very disappointing for the people involved.

    Edited the last part of your comment, a bit strong.