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"Control-alt-hack" Game Lets Players Try Their Hand at Computer Security

July 24, 2012

researchers playing the game they created Do you have what it takes to be an ethical hacker? A new card game developed by University of Washington computer scientists gives players a taste of life as modern computer-security professionals. Full Story

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