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Re: capture the flag (hacking games)
From: List Spam <listspam () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2006 11:52:30 -0800

The particular rules of the game will be determined by the game
organizer, but typically, CTF games are just that - Obtain something
of value from an opponent.

They often times are single-target games wherein a number of
competitors will try to access/disable/misuse a central resource owned
and secured by the organizer.  Other times they are a "BYOT" (bring
your own target) game where you are charged with defending your
resources against an opponent(s).  There are also (my favorite, btw)
combination games wherein you must both actively attack your
opponents' resources and defend your own.

The whole point of these kind of games are to allow you to obtain new
defense methods, gain new contacts, and learn humility.  That being
said, they are often great fun as well.

Good luck and have fun!


On 2/4/06, donita espinoza <the_d_student () yahoo com au> wrote:

I heard about hacking competition games in my town,
and its about 'capture the flag'. I really new to this

and the prize for the winner is accer laptop, i know
nothing about 'capture the flag', do anyone of you
mind to explain about this game ?

I think its a good event (with a good prize) so i have
a plan to join this event, and i hope i'll get good
advices from you all..

sorry for my english, thank you very much


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