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Hatforce: your friendly crowd of hackers

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… hack-proof? Answer: get a crowd of hackers to test it out, of course.

Top hats

Welcome to Hatforce a “crowdsourcing security testing service” complete with its own crowd of expert hackers. Just to be clear, these guys are white hats – good hackers (as opposed to the “bad” black hats like Anonymous).

As Hatforce CEO Arthur Gervais (who is still just 24 years old) explained to me: “we want to answer the question: how’s your security?”. The idea is simple. …

Tags: crowd crowdsourcing Gabe Newell Hatforce microwork Security testing Sony Steam testing vulnerability Wikileaks

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