Hong Kong: Top security geeks compete for GeekPwn 2017 prize

Hundreds of security techies are meeting in Hong Kong to compete for what many consider the Nobel Prize for hacking in Asia. Monetary prizes valued at $700,000 will be awarded to the best hackers across a range of smart devices.

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    Hundreds of security techies are meeting in Hong Kong to compete for what many consider the Nobel Prize for hacking in Asia.

    Monetary prizes valued at $700,000 will be awarded to the best hackers across a range of smart devices.

    Successful hackers will be in demand by big companies, who want to hire them to improve their security.


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