In the PricewaterhouseCooper's hacking competition held on 23 June 2017, two teams from CUHK competed against other undergraduates in Hong Kong, and the team 'Wannacry' clinched the championship after 6 hours of non-stopped hacking to tackle 15 different challenges ranging from Crypto, Web, Binary reverse-engineering as well as Networking hacks. The winning team would be offered up to 1 year internship with PwC Hong Kong and China’s Cybersecurity and Privacy team plus full sponsorship of Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certification.
Organized by the PwC, the competition aimed at raising cybersecurity awareness among Hong Kong's youth and attracted a total of 9 teams from local universities.
List of winners:
Shing Yuet LEUNG (MIEG), Cham Fei TONG (CS), Xianbo WANG (MATH), Yihui ZENG (MATH)