The "CryptoChallenge" Series Reaches Stage IV
Competition targets Open Source, techno-minded individuals, with a keen interest in Cryptography
By: Linux News Desk
Oct. 21, 2003 12:00 AM
If you know what this means...
...then the chances are you have already heard of the unusual series of "CryptoChallenges" devised and organized by the South African-based pioneers of digital security certificates, Thawte, now owned by security giant Verisign but still run very much as its own distinctive business unit, full of energy and interesting ideas - like the "CryptoChallenge" series.
Thawte Consulting has already run three CryptoChallenges, and its CryptoChallenge IV competition is due to start from 27 October, with a prize to the first person to crack the latest code of a Nikon Coolpix SQ Digital Camera. The runner up will get a copy of Kevin D. Mitnick s The Art of Deception.
As Thawte explains to would-be entrants, the Cryptochallenge "targets Open Source, techno-minded individuals, with a keen interest in Cryptography." The company is challenging entrants from previous years to have another bash, too.
Oh, and if you are wondering what the solution to the paragraph above is, here are the 4 clues Thawte made available:
Still baffled? Then you can find the answer here.
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