Hello,

The judges have finished reviewing the submissions for the first BlueHat Prize contest and the finalists are in! Please visit www.BlueHatPrize.com for details on the three finalists and their entries that mitigate return-oriented programming (ROP). The finalists will collectively be awarded over a quarter million dollars in cash and prizes at the Microsoft Researcher Appreciation Party following the Black Hat briefings in Las Vegas on July 26, 2012.

Congratulations to the finalists and we look forward to seeing you in Vegas.

Thank you,
Yunsun Wee
Director
Microsoft Trustworthy Computing