August 28, 2011 Hacked

We first mentioned in a blog post about two weeks ago.  The competition was recently featured in the New York Times.

Attention, it seems, can be a mixed blessing.  Instead of hacking 3rd party sites and enter the competition, two hackers decided it would be better to hack  Details are here. (We've said it before:  there's no honor among thieves.)

One of the features of is the ability to input any given URL to see a hacking point value. Hacking the NY Times (, for example, is worth 1,704,545 points whereas hacking the White House ( is worth 34,594 points.  

Sadly, this hack won't get the hackers very far.  What is hacking worth? A mere 717 points:



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