Nov 29 2019

A team of our students won the Cyber Crime Cup 2019, the first cyber security competition to be held live as a spectator eSport. A big congratulations to Joshua Sawyer, Tom Bailey, Oliver Graham, Cameron Jones and Isaac Scarisbrick.

Organised by members of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and sponsored by BT, the challenge was to hack a fictional internet banking site. Each team started the competition without a bank account and had to set one up.

The winners of the Cyber Crime Cup were the team that stole the most amount of money – and team SegFault Squad managed to steal £27,000 in just half an hour.

Read the full article here.