"An Australian company, that claims to have developed the
ultimate security-proof system, will soon issue a multi-million
dollar dare to the hacking underworld. With a 30-day deadline, the
challenge to crack Secure Systems' Silicon Data Vault technology
will be issued by 15 December."
"We don't believe any hacker at all will get through the vault,"
Secure Systems chief executive, Mike Wynn, told ZDNet. A
successful crack will see US$10,000 (£6,959) donated by
Secure Systems to a charity of the hacker's choice, otherwise if
the technology isn't penetrated, US$1m (£695,906) will be
donated to the "Make a Wish Foundation" when Secure Systems strikes
a commercialisation deal that takes the technology to
"After [hackers'] first attempt we'll give them the default
password to get into the vault," Wynn said. "But they still won't
find what they're looking for. That's how sure we are of our
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