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Why is this a hacking game?

By now you know that websites are created with HTML tags, and that these tags control how a page looks.

Unfortunately, sometimes programmers who write websites make mistakes which allow evil hackers to add their own evil HTML tags to their websites. When this happens, the hacker can completely change how the page looks and how it behaves; for example, a few years ago hackers attacked YouTube and added not-so-nice messages about Justin Bieber to every video!

The application you will see on the next screen has such a mistake, which we call a bug. This bug makes it possible to insert your own tags into the page. Your job will be to pretend you are attacking the application and make it display some unexpected tags.

So, let's get started!