In July 2009, after the DEFCON capture-the-flag qualifying round, a comic strip was published online which introduced four characters: three male "hackers" and one female "cheerleader" called Tiffany.

The comic strip is available online at

In the strip as it's currently published, Tiffany's role appears to be being pretty but dumb, asking ignorant questions to encourage awkward info-dumps from the other characters, and saying "Wow, cool!" in response to the stuff the guys do.

However, the authors did post a clarification that she would play a more important role in future parts of the strip, as well as an apology for having offended readers with her stereotyped characterization.


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