August 28, 2011

We first mentioned RankMyHack.com 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 RankMyHack.com.  Details are here. (We've said it before:  there's no honor among thieves.)

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

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

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