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We know it’s mean, but unfortunately the above is not true. We did this to get your attention. At ESNS we think it’s important – especially now that the entire festival is online – to make you aware of the risks involved in being online. During the online game You Will Be Hacked you’ll experience what it’s like to be a hacker, to make you more aware of the possible effects.

19-1-2022

Cybercrime and malware are a growing problem in our society. Everyone will encounter it at some point in their lives. Therefore, it’s not a matter of if, but when you get hacked. Often hacking, malware or phishing is used to steal personal data and commit identity fraud. The founders of You Will Be Hacked want to increase the digital resilience amongst players and teach you how to recognize situations in which you should be wary. 

What can you do?
Not everyone is interested in terms such as ransomware or cybersecurity. But learning about online safety can be done in an accessible way. Play the game You Will Be Hacked to walk a mile in the shoes of a hacker. You’ll easily become aware of the dangers and this helps you feel safer online. The game takes about 5 minutes to play. Click here to play the game.

Funfact
You Will Be Hacked is part of Innofest’s testing program. Innofest helps impact entrepreneurs bring their innovation to market faster by testing it in living labs, like ESNS. For more info go to innofest.co/esns/

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