Hacking has been gamified

To the uninitiated, hacker culture commands a mysterious allure. It’s a world filled with shadowy aliases and technical jargon. In this secret underground, libertarian warriors — or infantile nihilists, depending on your point of view — plot the capture of corporate data centers and attacks on government agencies.

That world, long inaccessible to the general public, is about to open up. Enter rankmyhack.com, a Web site claiming to be the hacker community’s “first elite hacker ranking system.”

More at the Washington Post …


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