This is to inform the general public that application is now open for the HackXploit Competition 2020. If you are an excellent hacker and you have what it takes to compete with others and show the world your hacking skills, then this opportunity has been designed for you. Hurry now and apply to show the world your great skills and to interact with other people of the same talent.
About HackXploit Competition
The competition is organized by a group of cybersecurity enthusiasts who aim to identify other Nigerian hackers with skills that will be of benefit to the country as well as them. The competition has been designed to identify and reward the best hacker in Nigeria and it is within a certain age limit. There will be a lot of testing among competitors in the following:
- System hacking
- Mobile hacking
- Network hacking
- Malware analysis, and
The competition has been divided into three phases and they are:
- Free online registration
- At the end of the registration there will be an online aptitude test that will take place in January 2021
- Finally, the physical event coming up in January 2021
For you to be among those participating for the competition, you are expected to meet certain eligibility requirements. They are:
- Applicant must be a Nigerian
- The age limit is between 18 and 30 years of age
- Applicant must possess Government-issued means of identification
There are prizes to be won by competitors who emerge the winners of the HackXploit Competition. The prizes to be won are:
- First prize – One Million Naira (N1,000,000)
- Second prize – Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000)
- Third prize – Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N250,000)
HackXploit Competition Objectives
The HackXploit competition has been designed to meet particular objectives and they are:
- To make a discovery of the nest generation of ethical hackers of Nigerian descent who would be the ones to champion cybersecurity revolution across the country.
- Make provision for a capacity building platform for the nation’s teeming youth in this novel area.
- Provide the perfect opportunities for Nigerian hackers to showcase their ethical hacking skills in solving cybersecurity puzzles at an international level.
HackXploit Competition Key Dates
The key dates for the competition are:
- Online Test date (Start and End): January 4, 2021 – January 5, 2021.
- Arrival Date: January 20, 2021.
- Event date (Start and End): January 21, 2021 – January 22, 2021.
How to Apply for HackXploit Competition
Interested Nigerian Hackers who meet all the requirements stated above can apply via this link.
The link will enable you to register for the competition, however, all other processes will be communicated to applicants via email or SMS. Participation in the competition is totally free.
The deadline for application is December 31st 2020.
Visit the official webpage via this link for more information