Coding Kids Hackafun is releasing a new course: Security, Linux, and hacking games.

This course is for 14-16 year olds who are interested in learning about security and Linux fundamentals through “hacking” games. This can be attended by beginners new to Linux. No prior experience required. Our live online course will be run in small groups, 6 students with one instructor, our professional information security consultant.

Learn the fundamentals of the open-source operating system Linux. Learn how to install a Linux virtual machine, which acts as a computer within a computer. Learn how to use the terminal (the command line) through a series of war games, where you use your newfound knowledge to break through to the next level. Taught by an information security professional, and using a real-world “hacking” platform.

Our Security, Linux, and hacking games course is available during the September school holidays:

  • Dates: Monday 24 to Thursday 27 September
  • Time: 6.15-8.15pm
  • Enrolments close Wednesday 19 September
  • Open for beginners
  • For 14-16 year olds
  • Instructor to guide students in a live online class

Topics include:

  1. Introducing Linux
  2. What is a Virtual Machine?
  3. Bash scripting
  4. Linux utilities
  5. Network scanning
  6. Open source intelligence
  7. Web vulnerability scanning

Our Security, Linux and hacking games course has been designed by a professional information security consultant.

Fee: $720. Enrolments close Wednesday 19 September.

Early bird: $660 by 5 September 2018

Computer requirements:

  • minimum 4GB of RAM
  • 20GB of free disk space
  • i3 processor or better



Contact us if you would like to be kept up to date about our Security, Linux, and hacking games course.


Do you want to be like Parisa Tabriz? She is Google’s cyber warrior princess. It is her job to keep everyone cyber safe. She is paid to hack into Google. Parisa’s job is to hack into the most popular web browser on the planet, trying to find flaws in the system and to outhack the hackers.