Worst. Ethical. Hacker. Challenge. Ever. Answers. Winners.

| December 3, 2007

We Have Winners!!

lisa_hacking.jpgAnd now for the winners and answers. As extra kudos, this one was written by Kevin Bong, or as I like to call him "K-Bo", who was the creative winner of the Charlotte's Web Site challenge earlier this year. K-Bo always does great work, and this Simpsons-themed challenge proved to be extra challenging.

Remember, as always, we’ll award three prizes: One for the best technical answer, one for the most creative answer that is technically correct, and one awarded to a winner chosen randomly. Thus, if you can’t answer all of the questions, still send something in to qualify for the random winner. This month’s prize is my book, Malware: Fighting Malicious Code, which I authored with Lenny Zeltser. So let's get to it…

–Ed Skoudis, Intelguardians
Author, Counter Hack Reloaded

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"Worst. Ethical. Hacker. Challenge. Ever. Answers. Winners."

By Kevin Bong 

First off, thanks to everyone who submitted responses to the challenge. It was really cool to see the wide variety of approaches and creative responses. For the answer, we'll look to our best technical answer winner…

Our Technical Winner is…

Dan Roberts –  His solution is here.

Some of the folks who weren't familiar with STools were able to figure it out by digging around the www.lapooh.com site and finding the STools executable on the site.

Our Creative Winner is…

John MatusiakHis solution is here.

…with this awesome comic-book format response. Nice work John…or should I say:

I will always validate and sanitize user input
I will always validate and sanitize user input
I will always validate and sanitize user input
I will always validate an…

And not to be forgoteen, our random winner is Dave Hull.

Thanks to everyone who participated. I had a blast.


Each winner gets an autographed copy of one of Ed and Lenny's book, Malware: Fighting Malicious Code, congratulating you on your victory and amazing abilities!


 

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