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Kim Dotcom offers $13,500 for the first person to break into Mega

Are you a l337 hax0r? Dotcom offers $13,500 if you can break Mega's secrurity

Anthony Garreffa | Feb 1, 2013 at 01:35 am CST (0 mins, 38 secs reading time)

We hope you're brushed up on your hacking skills, as Mega founder (we can't really keep saying MegaUpload founder now, can we?) is offering up a bounty for the first person to break into Mega.

Kim Dotcom offers $13,500 for the first person to break into Mega |

Dotcom is offering a very tidy 10,000 euros (or roughly $13,580) for the first person to break into Mega, where he has offered up the prize for enterprising hackers after the site was criticized for the way it handles security. Mega launched just under two weeks ago now and has since taken 50 million files from users.

Dotcom's bounty offer is a good way to get hackers to break through their security so that they know what to patch up, but we should expect this from a 'beta' of a cloud storage site.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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