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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#758 Facebook wants to teach you how to hack
Facebook wants to teach the next generation security skills and hopes the release of the Capture the Flag (CTF) platform to the open-source community will be a valuable contribution.

Gulshan Singh, a software engineer on Facebook's threat infrastructure team said in an announcement on Wednesday the social media giant hopes to make "security education easier and more accessible," especially for students.

As a result, the company has decided to release the CTF platform as a "safe and legal" way to teach kids how to learn and refine skills related to reverse-engineering, forensics, web application security, cryptography, and binary exploitation without getting into trouble with the law.
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