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*The Hackademic Challenges is an open source project that can be used to test and improve one's knowledge of web application security.
 
*The Hackademic Challenges is an open source project that can be used to test and improve one's knowledge of web application security.
 
*The Hackademic Challenges implement realistic scenarios with known vulnerabilities in a safe, controllable environment. Users can attempt to discover and exploit these vulnerabilities in order to learn important concepts of information security through the attacker's perspective.
 
*The Hackademic Challenges implement realistic scenarios with known vulnerabilities in a safe, controllable environment. Users can attempt to discover and exploit these vulnerabilities in order to learn important concepts of information security through the attacker's perspective.
They have been especially designed for use in a classroom environment where they have been proved a valuable educational tool. Using hackademic challenges students have the chance to experience application security in a realistic environment, something that triggers their interest and provokes a lot of interesting discussions.
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*They have been especially designed for use in a classroom environment where they have been proved a valuable educational tool. Using hackademic challenges students have the chance to experience application security in a realistic environment, something that triggers their interest and provokes a lot of interesting discussions.
 
*The Hackademic Challenges are currently used in several Universities and have received very positive feedback from both professors and students.
 
*The Hackademic Challenges are currently used in several Universities and have received very positive feedback from both professors and students.
 
   
 
   

Revision as of 14:15, 24 March 2011

PROJECT INFO
What does this OWASP project offer you?
RELEASE(S) INFO
What releases are available for this project?
what is this project?
Name: OWASP Hackademic Challenges Project (home page)
Purpose:
  • The Hackademic Challenges is an open source project that can be used to test and improve one's knowledge of web application security.
  • The Hackademic Challenges implement realistic scenarios with known vulnerabilities in a safe, controllable environment. Users can attempt to discover and exploit these vulnerabilities in order to learn important concepts of information security through the attacker's perspective.
  • They have been especially designed for use in a classroom environment where they have been proved a valuable educational tool. Using hackademic challenges students have the chance to experience application security in a realistic environment, something that triggers their interest and provokes a lot of interesting discussions.
  • The Hackademic Challenges are currently used in several Universities and have received very positive feedback from both professors and students.
License: TBC
who is working on this project?
Project Leader(s):
Project Contributor(s):
  • Andreas Venieris @
  • Alex Papanikolaou @
  • Vassileios Vlachos @
how can you learn more?
Project Pamphlet: Not Yet Created
Project Presentation:
Mailing list: Mailing List Archives
Project Roadmap: View
Main links:
Key Contacts
  • Contact the GPC to report a problem or concern about this project or to update information.
current release
OWASP Hackademic Challenges(EN) v0.1.1 - February 2011 - (download)
Release description:
  • The Hackademic Challenges is an open source project that helps you test your knowledge on web application security. You can use it to actually attack web applications in a realistic but also controlable and safe environment.
Rating: Yellow button.JPG Not Reviewed - Assessment Details
last reviewed release
Not Yet Reviewed


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