Dos Pueblos, UCSB Teams Advance to Finals of Worldwide Hacking Competition

Two teams from Santa Barbara will advance to the final round of one of the biggest Capture the Flag hacking competitions, part of the 10th annual Polytechnic Institute of New York University Cyber Security Awareness Week.

After 72 grueling hours of worldwide competition from 82 countries, 15 student teams — including a team of UC Santa Barbara students and a team from Dos Pueblos High School — will move on to the final round.

The four students from Dos Pueblos were the first high school team to score so highly that the judges invited the members to join the heretofore all-undergraduate final round.

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