To bring us this information?
Where do I begin? The pretext of the competition is to vanish while staying active online? Who would ever want to do that??? I want to completely disconnect from society except I want to stay connected to everyone?? Then on top of that, they give out a $5K prize...if you're working on this for a month, that hardly motivates anyone to drop their day job. So to make it actually possible, the guy has to join the freaking facebook group of the only group of people tracking him?? The thing is so contrived it's just worthless.
Fish, Barrel, Boom.
This seems to be what everyone missed in this post. The article is just some marketroidish stuff. By saying that they detect hidden patterns, they're just saying they look for random data. All this product is an entropy scanner. Scan the disk, find areas with high entropy, mark it as random.