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‘Mayhem’ program wins grand hacking challenge | BBC News

‘Mayhem’ program wins grand hacking challenge | BBC News

A program named Mayhem has provisionally won a competition in Las Vegas to find software that does the best job of automatically defending against cyber attacks.

Set up by the US Darpa research agency the competition hopes to spur interest in autonomous security systems.

Mayhem’s creators will get $2m (£1.52m) to continue their work and make their creation more effective.

Source: ‘Mayhem’ program wins grand hacking challenge – BBC News