The organizer, however, decided to give a US$10,000 special prize to a participant with the ID [email protected], who broke into the broadcasting server of the games and simulated conquering the third level server.
Some 700 foreign teams from 21 countries participated in the competition but none of them made it to the finals. ISC researcher, professor Lee Kwang-hyoung said that the aim of the games was to attract powerful foreign hackers and see what their skills but that due to lack of promotion the number of foreign participants fell short from what they had expected.
The award ceremony will be held from July 20-22 at KAIST during a workshop on the competition..
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